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Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted: 30 Essays on Giftedness, 30 Years of SENG [Kindle Edition]

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Book Description

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. Topics include parenting gifted children, living with the intensity that often accompanies giftedness, counseling and educating gifted individuals, and giftedness in diverse communities and special needs populations.

SENG is the only national non-profit dedicated to empowering families and communities to guide gifted and talented individuals to reach their goals: intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually. SENG’s programs include Webinars, a monthly newsletter, continuing education courses, SENG Model Parent Groups, and an annual conference. The 30 essays in this collection acknowledge the powerful role that education and support can play in the lives of the gifted. The publication includes essays focusing on the challenges faced by gifted children and adults; the role of teachers, counselors and medical professionals in the lives of these individuals; and first-person essays describing the challenges and joys of giftedness.

SENG’s ebook is 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.

Feature contributors, which include world-renowned experts in the field, are 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.

Product Details

  • File Size: 272 KB
  • Print Length: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) (September 15, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #401,007 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars SENG February 14, 2014
By bella
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So helpful and encouraging. I am going to find our local chapter and see what I can do to keep this alive for kiddos. We need to support these brilliant little people- who else will?
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5.0 out of 5 stars great collection July 21, 2013
By HT5024
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As a mother of a gift child I found this book to be very informative and helpful. Definitely worth it.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Social worker December 3, 2012
By dfpap
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I'm about halfway through and so far so good. Easy to read, I like the short articles. Some of the articles have been particularly helpful in working with gifted children.
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SENG is an international non-profit organization dedicated to fostering environments in which gifted adults and children, in all their diversity, understand and accept themselves and are understood, valued, nurtured, and supported by their families, schools, workplaces and communities.

"The mission of SENG is to empower caring families and communities to influence more positively and effectively the development of giftedness in those individuals entrusted to their care. SENG's mission is more vital than ever before. In these trying times, there is a need to foster in gifted individuals the mental health and social competence necessary for them to be free to choose ways to develop their abilities and talents fully. " Arlene DeVries, co-author of "A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children" and SENG Director Emeritus

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