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Tantrums v Meltdowns v2.pdf

Tantrum vs Meltdown -- knowing the difference makes a difference when determining how or if to intervene.

This chart is good information about meltdowns. *** But please remember that adults with ASD have "meltdowns" too, although they are very different***. As an adult it's not possible to throw a tantrum so the issues shown on the diagram manifest differently. (And differently in different ASD adults.) What's needed is acceptance and helping that person decompress and destress before a meltdown happens. --  http://www.theautismdad.com

Important facts about Autism and Meltdowns. PLEASE share this now – The Autism Dad

#Coaching Educativo y de Integración  #Emociones ¿Se te ocurre otra manera de gestionar las emociones cuando pierden en un juego?

Social Skills - Losing a game - Coping with losing a game can be tricky for some children. Use this visual to discuss what to do if they lose the game before they play it. Great to keep around while playing a game during social skill groups!

All about Me

Might be a good way to start the year (especially if you have a lot of new students). I would allow students to pick some maybe) that they are willing to have shared. Then you could use it as an ice breaker also ~ Nice prompts for back to school.

This would be good to keep for kids to fill out when they make poor choices dealing with social issues.

A great resource to use for students during a social skills lesson. Understanding what a friend is, and advice on how to make and keep friends!

Angry Iceberg- helpful to help youths (and adults!) identify what lies under the surface of anger.

All anger (in adults & children alike is unexpressed pent up emotions & feelings)Understanding & identifying the hidden drivers to start to deal with this extreme fight or flight response. The anger iceberg.

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Find your focus! The idea of an ADHD Diet, high in protein and low in carbohydrates, has gained popularity. Problems concerned with eating are indeed common with ADHD. Just eating a balanced meal before you're "crashing" is a challenge. (View only)

10 tips for teaching children how to follow directions in the classroom or home.

Tips for Following Directions in the Classroom

10 tips to help children fallow directions. Fallow these tips and you will get more cooperation. For parents, caregivers or teachers.

According to Dr. Albert Ellis and REBT, an idea is irrational if:  It distorts reality. It is illogical. It prevents you from reaching your goals. It leads to unhealthy emotions. It leads to self-defeating behavior. During his first years of practicing REBT, Dr. Ellis saw that practically all of his clients held variations of a dozen or so irrational beliefs. Here is a list of the most common ones

A visual guide to some cognitive distortions. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a scientifically proven therapy effective for thoughts and behaviors associated with depression, anxiety, and other common mental health concerns.

These easy to make meters help children with Asperger’s to increase their awareness of voice volume, personal space and levels of formality. Free printable PDF and activities to go along with

These easy-to make meters help children increase their awareness of voice volume, personal space and levels of formality. Print them, laminate them, cut them out.

Signs Of Sensory Processing Disorder

Signs Of Sensory Processing Disorder: sensory integration dysfunction, sensory modulation problems, autism, attention deficit disorder, and sequential processing disorder.

I wish I could do these things but I can't.....

Good ideas for life in general but also great points for dealing with work-related challenges. Personal Excellence Manifesto by Celes

Instructional strategies

Great info graphic reminder of the steps of teaching a new skill. Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Instruct, Model, Practice, Praise(Step Children Classroom)