Sad Child? Try an Emotional Regulation Activity

Do you have a sad child? Are you a teacher or therapist who works with a sad child? These free emotional regulation worksheets may help children regulate their feelings of sadness.

Do you have a sad child? Are you a teacher or therapist who works with a sad child? These free emotional regulation worksheets may help children regulate their feelings of sadness. You can download the freebie at the bottom of the post. These free sample pages are from the Emotional Regulation Worksheets Packet. When You […]

How to Support the Emotional Development of Children Through Active Play

As therapists, we frequently provide physical activities for children to promote muscle strengthening, range of motion, balance, motor skills and coordination. We must not forget that the emotional development of children through active play is very beneficial. Physical, active play can help children to: express emotions such as smiling and laughing negotiate with peers during […]

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Arousal and Behavioral Regulation in Children with Autism

Arousal and Behavioral Regulation in Children with Autism

Arousal and Behavioral Regulation in Children with Autism Problematic emotional behavior as expressed in tantrums, irritability, aggression, self-injury, anxiety, and impulsivity is often seen in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders published research comparing the physiological arousal and behavioral regulation of emotion in the context of frustration in 29 children with ASD […]