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Autism and Emotional Regulation Skills

Arousal and Behavioral Regulation in Children with Autism

Do you want to learn more about autism and emotional regulation skills? Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) can exhibit problematic emotional behavior as expressed in tantrums, irritability, aggression, self-injury, anxiety, and impulsivity. Sometimes the physiological arousal level of children can escalate and sometimes it may be a emotional regulation issue, or perhaps both. What Does […]

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Cerebral Palsy and Emotional Development

Children with cerebral palsy may experience delays in emotional development as well as physical development. Recent research took a closer look at emotional knowledge in children with cerebral palsy.

Children with cerebral palsy may experience delays in emotional development as well as physical development. Recent research took a closer look at emotional knowledge in children with cerebral palsy. The researchers wanted to determine if differences were present in emotion knowledge between children with cerebral and their typically developing peers, and examine its associations with […]

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 […]