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ABA Infographic - Breaks ABA down into easy-to-understand language for those who are interested or are just starting out.

therapy Infographic - Breaks ABA down into easy-to-understand language for those who are interested or are just starting out.

Like the day I decided I needed to give it my all at soccer practice. Let's just say, I ended up in the hospital.

"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.

"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place. Parenting tips.

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A huge thank you to the awesome crowd I talked to at the Innovative Strategies Conference about infusing growth mindset theory into your curriculum. I wanted to make sure to send you the video li…

I believe that classrooms need to be a place for all students to feel comfortable. I know that any environment where there is stress can make students uncomfortable. I want my students to know that if they need a place to calm down, relax, and take a few minutes to themselves they have that opportunity in my room. An area like this would also be a fun place for students to read a book.

Consider a separate space in classrooms for students to take a break. Set a timer. Have stress balls, books, paper, crayons, etc. Consider using color/smell/sound so that stress management is a multi-sensory experience.

Take a break spot for behavior reflection or cool down. Mirror to help child recognize emotions. Egg timer to make sure they don't stay too long.

Take a break corner instead of clip chart. Includes reflective piece which I really like! Help kids understand their feelings/behaviors rather than embarrass. Teaching in Progress: Why I Will Never Use a Behavior Chart Again

How to Create an Anti-Anxiety Kit for Your Child including free printable relaxation prompts

Create an Anti-Anxiety Kit for Your Child - includes free printable relaxation prompt cards> Could be useful when children are misbehaving from feeling frustrated, angry or stressed. Guide them to the stress kit and invite them to come back after they've