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18 De-escalation Techniques for Handling Meltdowns // #AngerManagement #Meltdowns #Autism #ADHD #ADHDKids #CopingSkillsForKids #CalmDownIdeas

18 Effective De-Escalation Strategies For Defusing Meltdowns

These effective de-escalation strategies help parents, or caregivers, defuse meltdowns & outbursts in children. These de-escalation strategies will....

The 'Emotion Chart' My Therapist Gave Me That I Didn't Know I Needed

A woman who has a hard time identifying her emotions shares how having a "Wheel of Emotions" helps her process.

SELF-REGULATION COPING STRATEGIES: SEL Distance Learning & Calm Corner Tools

Trauma-Sensitive Classroom ResourceNow in both printable and digital formats, this 50 Self-Regulation Coping Skills resource helps students learn strategies to self-regulate, focus, ask for help and return to a calm place, to be better ready to learn and get along with others. Use for in person clas...

SELF-REGULATION COPING STRATEGIES: SEL Distance Learning & Calm Corner Tools

Trauma-Sensitive Classroom ResourceNow in both printable and digital formats, this 50 Self-Regulation Coping Skills resource helps students learn strategies to self-regulate, focus, ask for help and return to a calm place, to be better ready to learn and get along with others. Use for in person clas...

Inspired by Solution Focused Therapy, Over 13 tools and tricks. Suitable and adaptable to all ages and grades.

Solution focused Therapy Toolbox for School or Home: Goal Setting & Strength-Based Interventions

Inspired by Solution Focused Therapy, Over 13 tools and tricks. Suitable and adaptable to all ages and grades.

Emotional dysregulation means that an emotional response does not fall within the conventionally accepted range of emotive responses. In other words, your kid is literally losing their S*&# because you gave them the wrong pair of socks today. #SelfRegulation #CopingSkillsForKids #BehaviorManagement #Autism #ADHD #SpecialNeeds #Parenting

120 Emotional Self-Regulation Ideas for Kids - Autism & ADHD Resources

Emotional dysregulation means that an emotional response does not fall within the conventionally accepted range of emotive responses. In other words, your kid is literally losing their S*&# because you gave them the wrong pair of socks today. #SelfRegulation #CopingSkillsForKids #BehaviorManagement #Autism #ADHD #SpecialNeeds #Parenting

This is a worksheet that provides 50 different coping strategies for students to try. I usually provide students with the list and then use a highlighter to highlight the different coping skills that a student is willing to try and may find helpful. I also like to discuss where/when each coping skills would be appropriate to use.

Coping Skills

This is a worksheet that provides 50 different coping strategies for students to try. I usually provide students with the list and then use a highlighter to highlight the different coping skills that a student is willing to try and may find helpful. I also like to discuss where/when each coping skills would be appropriate to use.

Executive functioning supports and interventions for kids and young adults who struggle with task initiation. These kids and teens might struggle to get started and appear as avoiding work when they actually lack the skills to get themselves going! Supports, interventions, and strategies for educators in the classroom and parents at home to help elementary, middle, and high school students find success. #executivefunctioning #adhd #pathway2success

Interventions for Executive Functioning Challenges: Task Initiation

Strategies and supports for executive functioning challenges can make all the difference, especially for students who struggle with task initiation. This is such an important skill, since it's like the motor in allowing us to get started on all tasks and assignments. When someone is struggling to in

Calming Tool: DIY Glitter Jar | The Calming Corner

With the trend of fidget spinners sweeping across the nation, it’s a great time to teach adults and kids about calming tools: what they are, and why we need them. Being able to calm down when we need it is so important for self regulation, and we can start this with even our little kiddos!...Continue Reading

FREE: 12 task cards and true/false worksheet with answer key for middle and high school students working on social skills related to disagreements with friends.

Social Skills Problem Solving: Fighting with Friends

FREE: 12 task cards and true/false worksheet with answer key for middle and high school students working on social skills related to disagreements with friends.

Art therapy is an excellent tool for school counselors to integrate into group counseling and individual counseling. It allows students to express thoughts and feelings in a different way that is less intimidating and more engaging.

Therapeutic Art: Counseling through Creating - Confident Counselors

Art therapy is an excellent tool for school counselors to integrate into group counseling and individual counseling. It allows students to express thoughts and feelings in a different way that is less intimidating and more engaging.

Just Breathe: A Documentary on Kids and Mindfulness (VIDEO)

Here's a reminder to breathe. In this video on kids and mindfulness, children use breathing techniques to avoid anger, gain peace, and achieve more smiles!

10 YouTube Videos You Need for Social Skills Therapy - Adventures in Speech Pathology

There are so many reasons why I love watching animated clips while working with my social kids: they are short (so you can stop-start to discuss and still get through it all in 30 minutes), they are engaging (so attention is typically not an issue) and they usually don’t have much language (which means lots