Supporting Emotional Needs Of The Gifted: 30 Essays On Giftedness, 30 Years Of Seng
Supporting Emotional Needs Of The Gifted: 30 Essays On Giftedness, 30 Years Of Seng

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted

Supporting Emotional Needs Of The Gifted: 30 Essays On Giftedness, 30 Years Of Seng

  • Publish Date: 2012-11-20
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted
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To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) offers a collection of 30 essays from leading experts in the gifted community. The essays provide an overview and resource for anyone who works with or cares for the gifted, from gifted adults and teens to parents of gifted children, educators, counselors or medical professionals. Some of the topics include:

  • parenting gifted children
  • living with the intensity that often accompanies giftedness
  • counseling and educating gifted individuals
  • giftedness in diverse communities and special needs populations
  • the role of teachers and other professionals in the lives of the gifted
  • first-person essays describing the challenges and joys of giftedness in children and adults
Contributors to this collection include Angela Arenivar, Rose Blackett, Dina Brulles, Marc Caplan, Lori Comallie-Caplan, Christine Fonseca, Rosina M. Gallagher, Jean Goerss, Judith Wynn Halsted, Jane Hesslein, Holly Hughes, Joseph Hughes, Tiombe-Bisa Kendrick, Carolyn Kottmeyer, Marianne Kuzujanakis, Sharon Lind, Linda Neumann, Vidisha Patel, Steven Pfeiffer, Sheri Plybon, Michael Postma, Amy Price, Helen Prince, Carol Raymond, Sylvia Rimm, Lisa Rivero, Patricia Schuler, Beverly Shaklee, Michael Shaughnessy, Wenda Sheard, Jeremy Tardy and James T. Webb.

Table of Contents


Coming Full-Circle, by Jane Hesslein
SENG's 25th Anniversary Conference: Reflections onSENG's History, by James T. Webb
SMPG: My Gifted Education, by Carol Raymond
What SENG Means to Me: Perspectives from SENG's First Executive Director, by Amy Price

Overexcitability and the Gifted, by Sharon Lind
Asynchronous Development, by Jean Goerss
Young Gifted Children, by Beverly Shaklee
Teasing and Gifted Children, by Patricia Schuler
Sylvia Rimm on Perfectionism in the Gifted, by Michael Shaughnessy
Can We Capture and Measure the Creativity Beast?, byRose Blackett

GT Kids and Behavior: Seven Strategies to Help Kids (and Parents) Cope, by Christine Fonseca
Using Books to Meet the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Students, by Judith Wynn Halsted
Encouraging Emotional Intelligence, by Stephen Pfeiffer
Parenting Twice-exceptional Children, by Dina Brulles
September Back-To-School Suggestions, by Wenda Sheard
Gifted Education: What I Wished I Had Known Sooner!, by Carolyn Kottmeyer
Finding the Glory - On and Off the Playing Field, by Linda Neumann
Helping Your Gifted Child Through Divorce, Part 1, by Lori Comallie-Caplan
Helping Your Gifted Child Through Divorce: Part 2, by Lori Comallie-Caplan and Marc Caplan
Where Does a Pediatric Doctor Fit in the Care of Gifted Children?, by Marianne Kuzujanakis
One More Door...a personal challenge, by Sheri Plybon

Resilient Hispanic Women, by Rosina M. Gallagher
The Hardships of Being Gifted in Culturally Diverse Populations, by Tiombe Kendrick
The Best of Both Worlds: On Being Indian, byVidisha Patel
Rising to Juilliard: A Profile of a Gifted Young Actor
Under the Spell of Words, by Angela Arenivar
Through His Eyes and Through His Mother's Eyes, by Joseph and Holly Hughes
Why We Homeschooled, by Lisa Rivero
Benny and Me: A Father Sees Himself Through His Son, by Michael Postma
Dear SENG: Gifted Adults - A Personal Experience, by Helen Prince

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