"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
10 Things Other Parents Need to Know About ADHD in Girls
Dealing with kids who have ADHD isn’t very common or well-known. They have to be treated with a lot of care and respect. They require special attention and need to be looked after properly. But not a lot of people know what they should be doing and how. Here are a few tips on how one must take care of a child who is suffering from ADHD! Infographic by – Disability Credit Canada
ADHD in Girls - Are You Missing The Symptoms? Girls with ADHD are misunderstood and under-diagnosed compared to boys who often present more noticeable symptoms of hyperactivity or disruptive behaviour. A recent survey reveals how significant the gap of ADHD understanding and awareness actually is amongst teachers, health care professionals and parents. I interviewed Dr. Patricia Quinn, developmental pediatrician, ADHD researcher and author about the survey results.
Looking for calming strategies for kids? We’ve got 21+ ideas to help children with anger management issues as a result of autism, anxiety, ADHD, and other special needs. Perfect for parents and teachers alike, these activities will help your child with self-regulation when an autism meltdown threatens to erupt. Keep these tools at home, in the classroom, and in the car so you’re always prepared and remember: while it may be difficult to learn how to deal with autism, you WILL find your way.
Looking for self-control activities for kids? We’ve rounded up 30 of our favorite games to help children develop appropriate social skills and behavior management strategies both at home and in the classroom. Perfect for early childhood and beyond, these ideas will give parents and teachers the tools needed to learn how to teach children self-control in a fun, nonthreatening way.