SENG Connect

Every day, SENG receives messages, emails, and phone calls from members of the gifted community seeking peers who will truly understand them. SENG Connect is our way of bringing these individuals together in a supportive environment, to bond over their similarities, traits, and experiences.

“The SENG Connect project has been a labor of love to create a year-round community for gifted people to make hard-to-find connections based on shared values, thoughts, and needs. We hope you will engage in the various types of Support Groups that should offer you the same warmth and comfort you have come to know through SENG.”  —Barry Gelston, M.Ed. SENG Connect Committee Chair Director

What is SENG Connect?

SENG Connect is an online community which provides gifted individuals and gifted families with a safe haven for discussion, support and learning.

Through this service, SENG Connect offers an online version of SENG Model Parent Groups (SMPG), as well as certified facilitator-led interactive discussion groups for adults on a variety of topics of interest to the global gifted community. Topics such as connectivity, education, gifted adults, diversity, creativity, parenting, social/emotional well-being, and many others will be explored.

SENG Connect Community

The SENG Connect Community will represent a vibrant, active, online network where multi-generational and multi-cultural members of the gifted community can connect and share with each other within the context of SENG’s mission/values.

By joining and becoming a part of the SENG Connect Community, active members will have exclusive rights and access to valuable and real-time information on a variety of topics and discussions shared within the Community forum. Insight from thought leaders from chat discussions, peer to peer interactions and discussions from members around the globe, learning and sharing in a facilitator-led discussion group on a topic of importance by its members.

Services and Offerings

Because this is a member-driven Community, the topics and service offerings will be dynamic and continually be updated and changed to reflect and meet the members’ interests and topics. Some of the basic core offerings of Community will include:

  • Access to SENG Connect resource library
  • Access to expert advice from industry leaders and professionals
  • Access to SENG Connect Resource Groups
  • Access to SENG Connect chat groups
  • Online SMPG training and future SENG developed coursework

Upcoming SENG Connect Groups

Group Theme Dates & Times Facilitators Registration
Gifted Parenting Weekly, Jan 8-Feb 13 2018, 7:30-9:00 pm EST Joan Larson & Carol Malueg Register now!
Gifted Homeschoolers Weekly, Sept 11-Oct 16, 6:30-8:00 pm EST Kasi Ann Peters & Adriane Ransom Register now!
Being Gifted in Europe
Femke Hovinga Coming soon
2E Parenting Weekly, Oct 3-Nov 7, 7:00-8:30 pm EST Heather Cachat & Mike Postma Register now!
Gifted Young Adults Weekly, Jan 10-Feb 21, 8:30-9:30 pm EST Claudia L’Amoreaux, Trent Cash, & Melody Yourd Register now!


Register HERE for the SENG Connect Community experience!

View our Google Calendar of SENG Connect Events


More Information on Upcoming SENG Connect Programs

Browse the links below for descriptions of our support groups, and more!

Young Adults

The teen and young adult years are often a challenge. We encounter new and stressful situations as we grow older and begin to navigate the adult world. These difficulties are often exacerbated for gifted individuals: sensitivity, intensity, perfectionism, loneliness,...

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2e Parenting

As a gifted community, we are very diverse. Our twice-exceptional community has very broad, yet common needs. This parent group will focus on the needs specific to navigating social, emotional, school, and environments beyond where our 2e kids struggle or...

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Being Gifted in Europe

This group will introduce the concepts of SENG including its mission, goals, and values to the northern European gifted community. Topics may include: introduction to giftedness, social/emotional needs, gifted adulthood, what it means to be gifted in...

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Gifted Homeschooling Parents

Homeschooling families often require different support than traditional schooling families. For that reason, we are launching support groups tailored to you and your specific needs. Whether you have chosen to homeschool because you hold alternative...

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Gifted Parenting

The SENG Connect Online Parent Group is a series of online guided discussions about the social and emotional needs of bright, gifted, and talented children and how to parent to meet those needs. Following the tried and true SENG Model, facilitators Joan...

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