Social & Emotional Needs

Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Children

Gifted children experience unique social and emotional needs. Identifying gifted children’s needs, learning more about their needs, and then providing necessary support can powerfully impact those we love. A few areas for further research are:

  • Asynchronous Development
  • Perfectionism
  • Underachievement
  • Procrastination
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Emotional Hypersensitivity
  •  Emotional Intelligence
  • Social Awareness/Social Skills