Category Archives: Self Regulation

Self Regulation Home Program Activities Part 2

Key Issue: Level of Arousal The Under-Aroused Child Setting up home program activities for children who have difficulties with self regulation and are Under-Aroused can be a challenge. The seeming lack of interest of the Under Aroused child may often be shown through poor attention to task, limited social skills, or lack of readiness to join in activities. Generally  speaking, these children  tend  to

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Self Regulation: Home Program Activities and SPD

Key Issue: Level of Arousal The Over-Aroused Child Setting up home program activities for children who have difficulties with self regulation and sensory issues can be a challenge. Many children who have these issues show a variable sense of what is  “just right” in terms of attention, social skills, excitement and readiness to join in activities.  When brought together as a group, these issues

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Summer Workouts for Self Regulation

Many exercises need not include expensive equipment, instead a good eye for simply applying common everyday activities with a view to looking for inherent  resistive exercise is what is needed. What seems to be key however, is the use of regularly scheduled periods of exercise 10-20 minutes twice daily depending upon the age of the child.   Researchers continue to show caretakers that children

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Self Regulation: A Primer

Self–regulation is the ability to monitor and control one’s own behavior, emotions, or thoughts, altering them in accordance with the demands of the social and physical environment. The 4 main components of self-regulation have been referred to as the 4 A’s of infancy: Affect Attention Action Set Arousal The disordered quality of any one of these factors is most easily seen during infancy through the

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