This handout provides strategies to reduce anxiety and overwhelm and effectively communicate to parents, caregivers, and other adults when they need a break. Includes 5 visual cards for calm down strategies, as well as a blank square that you can use to create an individualized strategy for the child.
This therapy intervention task is designed for pediatric clinicians working with children to use AAC devices to effectively communicate wants, needs, and ideas. The printable resource includes a PDF with instructions on how to model language using AAC and includes a quick practice board with the words “want,” “go,” “stop,” “help,” “turn,” and “more.”
These exercises are quick, effective ways to reduce stress throughout the day.
This mindfulness exercise brings awareness to meeting families where they are when faced with challenging behavioral situations or lack of follow-through.
Giraffes Can’t Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it’s harder for a giraffe than you would think. Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend. With light-footed […]