Cognitive empathy: the ability to predict others’ thoughts and intentions, reading between the lines. Affective empathy: the ability to share another’s feelings. Compassionate empathy: the desire to help others (though perhaps not knowing how).
Triggers for children with Autism & Sensory processing difficulties. As parents - its important to understand how totally over whelming these triggers are. Even the thought of them can cause extreme anxiety.
On setting boundaries… I tend to feel guilty about hurting people’s feelings, but everyone deserves to feel love and respected, including oneself. There’s a lot of good bits in here. I love this set
The Importance of Self-Awareness for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues
Kids who have self-awareness do a better job self-monitoring. That means your child is able keep track of what he’s doing (either in learning or socially) and figure out what’s working and what’s not working. Self-awareness also leads to self-reflection—thinking over things that happened in order to find ways to make things work better next time.