Programs

Support, Empower, Connect

SENG provides information, resources, and a forum to communicate about the unique challenges associated with growing up different. Today, SENG focuses not only on gifted children, but also on gifted adults. By providing education, research, and specialized programming, SENG promotes environments where gifted individuals can develop self-esteem, thrive, and utilize their talents.

Resources for Individuals and Families

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Parents and families of gifted individuals are much in need of support: raising gifted children has its unique struggles that others seldom understand. SENG empowers gifted individuals and their families through programs that specifically tackle problems that affect individuals like you.

SENG Model Parent Groups (SMPG’s) bring together 10 to 20 interested parents to discuss the challenges associated with giftedness. Discussion topics include issues like motivation, discipline, stress management, peer relationships and more.  Group form monthly and are hosted in a variety of formats including in one day retreat, once a week over 6 to 8 weeks or online.

SENGinars are online webinars hosted by gifted professionals, that delve into specific issues that affect the gifted population. You can attend upcoming SENGinars live on the Internet, or purchase recorded SENGinars in our store.

SENG Conferences prioritize recognition, understanding, and acceptance of the social and emotional needs of the gifted population. At conference, SENG provides a wholly original forum to empower, support, and connect gifted individuals as well as teachers, parents, and counselors. 

SENG’s Misdiagnosis Initiative helps educate parents and health care professionals of the risks of misdiagnosis and how to avoid them. If your child’s gifted development is misdiagnosed as a learning disability or mental health disorder, it can have drastic effects on your child and family.

SENG’s James T. Webb Scholarship offers the opportunity for a gifted student of a cultural/racial minority to attend the SENG Conference with a parent. Minority gifted students are even more often unrecognized and misunderstood in the classroom, and it is essential that these students and their families get the support they need.

National Gifted Parenting Week is a week that celebrates the joys and challenges of raising bright young minds. SENG proudly sponsors NGPW, which takes place during the third week of July each year.

Supporting Professional Awareness

adobestock_107508824It is essential that professional psychologists and educators understand the unique needs of the gifted, and implement their knowledge of giftedness in their work. Without your support and understanding, gifted individuals would seldom be able to fulfill their goals and achieve emotional balance.

SENG supports professional awareness of gifted needs through education on gifted issues.

SENGinars are online webinars hosted by gifted professionals, that delve into specific issues that affect the gifted population. You can attend upcoming SENGinars live on the Internet, or purchase recorded SENGinars in our store.

Continuing Education Programs are courses that explore the ways that giftedness affects people, and how best to help these individuals in professional settings. These courses are available to you through webinars, home study, or in-person sessions at the SENG Annual Conference.

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