Co-chairs: Michele Kane, Jeanine Buishas
The goal of the social and emotional committee is to provide opportunities and resources to educate others relative to understanding both the social and emotional development of the gifted individual.
Join the Social and Emotional Committee
Interested IAGC members are invited to join this committee. Not a member of IAGC? We would love to have new members representing all parts of Illinois! Please join us today. For questions or to join this committee: Contact Co-Chair Michele Kane, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Social and Emotional Committee will meet, usually from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon on Saturday mornings at IMSA. For the dates and details, visit the Board & Committee Chairs webpage.
Social and Emotional Resources
Websites - Parent and Teacher Resources:
Collaborative for Academic, Social, & Emotional Learning
Illinois State Standards: Social Emotional Learning
Hoagies Social & Emotional
National Association for Gifted (NAGC) - Counseling and Guidance Division
(SENG) Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted)
- Download SENG's brochure, "Decreasing Medical Misdiagnosis in Gifted Children" here
- Get Ten SENG Articles to Help You Be a Courageous Parent
- Video: The Misdiagnosis of Gifted Children 14:21
- YouTube channel of videos
Adderholdt-Elliott, M. (1987). Perfectionism: What’s bad about being too good. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Co.
Betts, G., & Neihart, M. (1985). Eight effective activities to enhance the emotional and social development of the gifted and talented. Roeper Review, 8(1), 18-23.
Daniels, S., & Piechowski, M. M. (Eds.). Living with intensity. Phoenix, AZ: Gifted Psychology Press.
Delisle, J. & Galbraith, J. (2002). When gifted kids don’t have all the answers. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.
Delisle, J. R. (1990). The gifted adolescent at risk: Strategies and resources for suicide prevention among gifted youth. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 13 (3), 212-228.
Delisle, J. R. (1987). Gifted kids speak out. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.
Delisle, J., & Galbraith, J. (1987). The gifted kids’ survival guide II. Minneapolis, MN
Fiedler, E.D. (1998). Denial of anger/denial of self: Dealing with the dilemmas. Roeper Review, 20(3), 158-161.
Galbraith, J. (1984). The gifted kids’ survival guide (for ages 10 and under). Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Co.
Galbraith, J. (1983). The gifted kids’ survival guide (for ages 11-18). Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Co.
Hayes, M. L., & Sloat, R. S. (1990). Suicide and the gifted adolescent. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 13 (3), 229-244.
Hebert, T. P. (1991). Meeting the affective needs of bright boys through bibliotherapy. Roeper Review, 13 (4), 207-212.
Kerr, B.A. (1994). Smart girls two: A new psychology of girls, women and giftedness. Dayton OH: Ohio Psychology Press.
Kurcinka, M. S. (2006). Raising your spirited child: Revised edition. New York: Harper Perennial.
Lovecky, D. V. (1994). Exceptionally gifted children: Different minds. Roeper Review, 17(2), 116-121.
Lovecky, D. V. (1992). Exploring social and emotional aspects of giftedness in children. Roeper Review, 15 (1), 18-25.
Lovecky, D. V. (1986). Can you hear the flowers singing? Issues for gifted adolescents. Journal of Counseling and Development, 64, 572-575.
Neihart, M., Reis, S., Robinson, N. & Moon, S. (2002). The social and emotional development of gifted children: What do we know? Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Neihart, M. (1998). Preserving the true self of the gifted child. Roeper Review, 20(3), 187-190.
Nugent, S. (2005). Social & emotional teaching strategies. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Piechowski, M. (2006). “Mellow out,” They say. If only I could. Madison, WI: Yunasa Press.
Roeper, A. (1995). Annemarie Roeper: Selected writings and speeches. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit.
Roeper, A. (1982). How the gifted cope with their emotions. Roeper Review, 5(2), 21-24.
Silverman, L. K. (Ed.) (1993). Counseling the gifted and talented. Denver, CO: Love Publishing Co.
Silverman, L.K. (Ed.). (1995). Advanced development: A collection of works on giftedness in adults. Denver: Institute for the Study of Advanced Development.