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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. 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.

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