Articles About the Gifted Community

Farewell Message From Lori Comallie-Caplan

Farewell Message From Lori Comallie-Caplan Dear SENG Friends and Family; As I approach the end of my term, I want to use this final opportunity to offer much appreciation and a few reflections regarding my SENG journey over the last six years. It was six years ago...

A Farewell Challenge From Lori Comallie-Caplan

A Farewell Challenge Goodbyes are always hard, but saying goodbye to all of my fellow SENG Model Parent Group (SMPG) facilitators as board champion is especially difficult. I feel blessed to have worked with such an awesome group of facilitators, both new and...

Liaison of the Month: Toni Viscounte

Liaison of the Month: Toni Viscounte When I graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree in education, I thought I was fully prepared to reach and teach all students who would be assigned to my classroom. It was not long before I realized that all students have...

Liaison of the Month: Evelyn Metcalf

Liaison of the Month: Evelyn Metcalf The year: 1996. The place: Chardon, Ohio. I had gotten my MAT in elementary education just three years before without ever hearing the term "gifted." Undergraduate degree 10 years earlier in Southeast Asian Studies-that's another...

A Parent’s New Year’s Resolution

A Parent’s New Year’s Resolution: I will love the child I have, not the one I want By Lori Comallie-Caplan and Marc A. Caplan, PhD Matt, our 27-year-old son, came home for the holidays. What a wonderful time we had. He is intelligent, creative, generous, kind, and...

AAGC Task Force Report

AAGC Task Force Report of 1985 SENG extends our sincere thanks to both the current executive director of the American Association for Gifted Children (AAGC), Ms. Margaret Gayle, along with Ms. Anne Impellizzeri, the then president of the AAGC, for graciously allowing...

In Tribute: Annemarie Roeper (1918-2012)

In Tribute: Annemarie Roeper (1918-2012) “I have been comfortable in the cocoon and now the point has come that I need to break through it and wonder how that will happen.”  Beyond Old Age (Roeper, 2011)  Photo used by permission of The Roeper School by Joy Navan  Our...

Q & A with SENG Model Parenting Group (SMPG) Facilitators

Q & A with SENG Model Parenting Group (SMPG) Facilitators First published in the Twice-Exceptional Newsletter (http://www.2enewsletter.com), March/April 2012 2e Newsletter asked three SMPG facilitators to discuss their experiences leading these groups and what parents...

SMPG: My Gifted Education

SMPG: My Gifted Education Author: Carol Raymond Citation: First published in the SENGVine, February 2012  Several years ago, I enrolled in my first graduate course in gifted education – “The Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Learners.” At that point, I did not have...

SENG Concerned for Gifted ADHD Diagnosis

NEWS RELEASE  Contact: Marianne Kuzujanakis, M.D., M.P.H., [email protected] SENG Embarks on International Campaign to Educate Pediatricians About Possible Misdiagnosis of ADHD in Gifted Children POUGHQUAG, NY – January 23, 2012 – Intellectually...

SENG Concerns for Gifted ADHD Diagnosis: FAQ

The following questions are useful for reporters and others who are researching the issue of Gifted ADHD diagnosis or interviewing members of SENG's Professional Advisory Committee. 1. How does one define giftedness? 2. How do professionals identify giftedness? At...

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