The Ultimate Guide To Building A Calming Corner And Using Time-Ins At Home
Time-ins help children learn how to manage their feelings in a safe space, practicing social and emotional skills when they are calm so they can effectively use them when they are not. Time-ins reinforce attachment and connection, reinforcing skills children will have and use for a lifetime including self-awareness, empathy, conflict resolution, and problem-solving.
The Brain Building Book
Helping kids understand their testing results is tricky. Explaining the results of an assessment to children can be an empowering, life-changing event. However, when I first started having feedback sessions with young students, they often left my office with eyes glazed over, overwhelmed, and focused on the negative - not ideal!
A guide for busy parents to help your child
Listening, communication and relationship skills to build better friendships Navigating transitions, boundaries and trying new things Managing big feelings, like meltdowns, mood swings, overwhelm & more Developing focus to do what we ask (like schoolwork!) instead of resisting or complaining Being more confident & less sensitive or anxious
Free Homeschool Curriculum | Freedom Homeschooling
Freedom Homeschooling provides free homeschool curriculum for all grades and every subject. Complete programs, not supplements.
The Key to ADHD Emotional Regulation
We can’t (and shouldn’t) protect our children from every stressor that may overwhelm them, but we can use gratitude, pride, and compassion to help them build resilience. Here is a simple but effective 3-pronged approach to improving emotional regulation.
Coping with Overwhelm through Connection: Free Printable Calendar - Make Social Learning Stick!
*Download this awesome calendar below* If it isn’t clear yet, I am super passionate about Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and helping kids (and people in general) to build these skills. I think these are the most important skills in the world and it’s exciting to see others (and the research) agree and focus on …
WHAT IS MY ADHD CHILD'S EXECUTIVE AGE?
Dr Liz Matheis and her team specialize in assisting children and their families with Anxiety, Autism, AD/HD, Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Struggles
Your Child’s ADHD Is an Iceberg
Attention deficit disorder is multi-faceted, far-reaching, and largely hidden. What caregivers and educators see poking above the surface are just a fraction of ADHD symptoms. This is critical to keep in mind, and to guide your daily teaching and learning tactics.
Your Brain Is a Ferrari
ADHD isn’t a death sentence. In fact, it’s a condition that can bring incredible gifts. Pointers for professionals and parents on how to explain ADHD to a child in a way that emphasizes strengths and builds confidence.
Developmental Age in ADHD - Quest for Health KC
I’ve been asked what the single best parenting tip I’ve gotten as the parent of a child with ADHD is. After a lot of consideration, I’ve decided that it involves setting expectations. When we re-frame things that are appropriate for their developmental age, it alleviates so many fights and frustrations. These expectations can vary if […]
I Worry That ADHD Has Taken Its Toll on My Son
When I worry about if ADHD has taken a toll on my son's happiness, all I can do is remind him that the condition is not the sum total of who he is.
How to Invest In Your Child's "Emotional Bank Account"
Many children with ADHD, battered by daily criticisms and admonitions, have low self-esteem as early as second grade. As that child's parent or teacher, make a powerful difference with these reframing strategies.