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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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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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