The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and In Control

Simple Stuff to Help Children Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Author: Lauren Brukner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857009621

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 88

View: 8897

Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control! From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, the book is brimming with fun stuff to help kids feel cool, calm and collected. They will learn how to label difficult feelings, choose the perfect strategies and tools to tackle them, and use these correctly whether at home or at school. The strategies and tools are accompanied by cartoon-style illustrations, and the author includes useful tips for parents and teachers as well as handy visual charts and checklists to track learning and progress. Armed with this book, kids will be well on their way to managing difficult emotions and feeling just right in whatever situation life throws at them! Suitable for children with emotional and sensory processing difficulties aged approximately 7 to 14 years.

The Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and in Control

Simple Stuff to Help Children Regulate Their Emotions and Senses

Author: Lauren Brukner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub

ISBN: 9781849059978

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 109

View: 984

From breathing exercises and pressure holds to noise-reducing headphones and gum, this illustrated book is packed with simple strategies and tools to help children with emotional and sensory regulation difficulties aged approximately 7 to 14 years to stay cool, calm and in control.

Kids' Guide to Staying Awesome and in Control

Author: Lauren Brukner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781306920414

Category: Child psychology

Page: 114

View: 1445

Packed with simple ideas to regulate the emotions and senses, this book will help children tackle difficult feelings head-on and feel awesome and in control! From breathing exercises, pressure holds and finger pulls, to fidgets, noise-reducing headphones and gum, the book is brimming with fun stuff to help kids feel cool, calm and collected. They will learn how to label difficult feelings, choose the perfect strategies and tools to tackle them, and use these correctly whether at home or at school. The strategies and tools are accompanied by cartoon-style illustrations, and the author includes useful tips for parents and teachers as well as handy visual charts and checklists to track learning and progress. Armed with this book, kids will be well on their way to managing difficult emotions and feeling just right in whatever situation life throws at them! Suitable for children with emotional and sensory processing difficulties aged approximately 7 to 14 years.

How to Be a Superhero Called Self-Control!

Super Powers to Help Younger Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Author: Lauren Brukner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784502030

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

View: 3232

Meet Self-Control, a superhero who wants to teach young children his super powers of self-control! Anxiety, frustration, anger, and other difficult feelings won't stand a chance against their new-found powers. Self-Control teaches children with emotional and sensory regulation difficulties aged approximately 4-7 how to calm themselves using self-massage, deep pressure, breathing exercises, and activities such as making an imaginary list and finding their own peaceful place. This illustrated book also features an appendix with photocopiable super power charts, reinforcers, and reminder tools to ensure that parents, teachers, and other professionals can support children in upholding superhero strategies even after the book has been read.

Stay Cool and In Control with the Keep-Calm Guru

Wise Ways for Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Author: Lauren Brukner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784503002

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 136

View: 4829

Meet the Keep-Calm Guru, our expert guide to the art of staying cool, calm, and in control in the face of overpowering feelings! This illustrated book introduces wise ways for children to recognize and cope with anxiety, anger, frustration, and other difficult emotions. Using everything from yoga poses and pressure holds, to deep breathing and relaxing coloring activities, the Keep-Calm Guru shows kids how to take back control and feel cool, calm, and just right. Suitable for children with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties aged approximately 7-14 years.

Self-Control to the Rescue!

Super Powers to Help Kids Through the Tough Stuff in Everyday Life

Author: Lauren Brukner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784506192

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 1302

The self-control super hero is back! This time, they've come prepared with simple strategies to tackle the difficult emotions and challenges of everyday life. From the morning routine to making friends at recess, paying attention in class and getting a good night's sleep, this guide will help children stay on track and save the day! Focussing on specific times of the day that present particular challenges, the book uses illustrations and simple language to describe breathing exercises, stretching, and visualization techniques to help children aged 4-7 keep calm and in control. Suitable for all children, but especially those with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties, this is an accessible guide with extra tips and resources for parents, educators or therapists.

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids

How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting

Author: Laura Markham

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101613629

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

View: 1544

A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham’s approach is as simple as it is effective. Her message: Fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. When you have that vital connection, you don’t need to threaten, nag, plead, bribe—or even punish. This remarkable guide will help parents better understand their own emotions—and get them in check—so they can parent with healthy limits, empathy, and clear communication to raise a self-disciplined child. Step-by-step examples give solutions and kid-tested phrasing for parents of toddlers right through the elementary years. If you’re tired of power struggles, tantrums, and searching for the right “consequence,” look no further. You’re about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive, proven way.

Being Me

A Kid's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Self-esteem

Author: Wendy L. Moss

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781433808838

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 3427

Offers ways to explore your strengths and feel more confident in school, with your friends, and when facing life's other challenges.

The Zones of Regulation

A Curriculum Designed to Foster Self-regulation and Emotional Control

Author: Leah M. Kuypers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982523162

Category: Autistic children

Page: 188

View: 2406

"... a curriculum geared toward helping students gain skills in consciously regulating their actions, which in turn leads to increased control and problem solving abilities. Using a cognitive behavior approach, the curriculum's learning activities are designed to help students recognize when they are in different states called "zones," with each of four zones represented by a different color. In the activities, students also learn how to use strategies or tools to stay in a zone or move from one to another. Students explore calming techniques, cognitive strategies, and sensory supports so they will have a toolbox of methods to use to move between zones. To deepen students' understanding of how to self-regulate, the lessons set out to teach students these skills: how to read others' facial expressions and recognize a broader range of emotions, perspective about how others see and react to their behavior, insight into events that trigger their less regulated states, and when and how to use tools and problem solving skills. The curriculum's learning activities are presented in 18 lessons. To reinforce the concepts being taught, each lesson includes probing questions to discuss and instructions for one or more learning activities. Many lessons offer extension activities and ways to adapt the activity for individual student needs. The curriculum also includes worksheets, other handouts, and visuals to display and share. These can be photocopied from this book or printed from the accompanying CD."--Publisher's website.

The Red Beast

Controlling Anger in Children with Asperger's Syndrome

Author: K. I. Al-Ghani,Haitham Al-Ghani

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1843109433

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

View: 5725

Presents techniques and strategies that young children who suffer from Asperger's syndrome can use when they find themselves becoming angry.

Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome

Author: Robby Novak,Brad Montague

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062358693

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

View: 8490

"This is LIFE, people! You've got air coming through your nose! You've got a heartbeat! That means it's time to do something!" announces Kid President in his book, Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome. From YouTube sensation (75 million views and counting!) to Hub Network summer series star, Kid President—ten-year-old Robby Novak—and his videos have inspired millions to dance more, to celebrate life, and to throw spontaneous parades. In his Guide to Being Awesome, Kid President pulls together lists of awesome ideas to help the world, awesome interviews with his awesome celebrity friends (he has interviewed Beyoncé!), and a step-by-step guide to make pretty much everything a little bit awesomer. Grab a corn dog and settle in to your favorite comfy chair. Pretend it's your birthday! (In fact, treat everyone like it's THEIR birthday!) Kid President is here with a 240-page, full-color Guide to Being Awesome that'll spread love and inspire the world.

No

Why Kids--of All Ages--Need to Hear It and Ways Parents Can Say It

Author: David Walsh

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 074328920X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 314

View: 2921

The bestselling author of "Why Do They Act That Way?" writes the book his readers have been asking him for: how and when to say no to kids and make it stick.

Stay Cool and In Control with the Keep-Calm Guru

Wise Ways for Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Author: Lauren Brukner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784503002

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 136

View: 6121

Meet the Keep-Calm Guru, our expert guide to the art of staying cool, calm, and in control in the face of overpowering feelings! This illustrated book introduces wise ways for children to recognize and cope with anxiety, anger, frustration, and other difficult emotions. Using everything from yoga poses and pressure holds, to deep breathing and relaxing coloring activities, the Keep-Calm Guru shows kids how to take back control and feel cool, calm, and just right. Suitable for children with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties aged approximately 7-14 years.

How to Be a Superhero Called Self-Control!

Super Powers to Help Younger Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses

Author: Lauren Brukner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784502030

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

View: 9019

Meet Self-Control, a superhero who wants to teach young children his super powers of self-control! Anxiety, frustration, anger, and other difficult feelings won't stand a chance against their new-found powers. Self-Control teaches children with emotional and sensory regulation difficulties aged approximately 4-7 how to calm themselves using self-massage, deep pressure, breathing exercises, and activities such as making an imaginary list and finding their own peaceful place. This illustrated book also features an appendix with photocopiable super power charts, reinforcers, and reminder tools to ensure that parents, teachers, and other professionals can support children in upholding superhero strategies even after the book has been read.

The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day

Awesome Games and Crafts to Master Your Moods, Boost Focus, Hack Mealtimes and Help Grownups Understand Why You Do the Things You Do

Author: Dayna Abraham

Publisher: Page Street Publishing

ISBN: 1624144160

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 1547

Help Your Kids Stay Calm, Be Happy and Make Every Day Amazing Do kids’ behaviors leave you confused and frustrated? Dayna Abraham is teaching the world there’s a better way. She, too, was baffled by her son’s behaviors until she realized the power of using science and child development to see him for the superkid he already was. In this revolutionary book, Dayna bridges the gap between kids and the adults who love them by empowering kids to be their own problem solvers and helping adults understand what kids really need to succeed. As a teacher, writer and mother, she explains that undesirable behaviors are really a cry for help. Kids have a need, but lack the tools and skills to express it. In this book, she gives kids fun projects and tools that boost their ability to control their behaviors, explain how they’re feeling and gain confidence. Each of the 75 unique sensory-rich projects in The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day will help kids navigate the most challenging times of day. Whether they struggle to get out the door in the morning or hate to sit for homework, this is the book for you. Kids will be begging to clean their room, their dinner plates and more with exciting activities such as: · Magnetic Morning Routines to help kids visualize their time and tasks to stay on track · Race to the Finish Dinnertime Gameboard to help even the pickiest eater find foods they like · Seated Silly Busters so even the wiggliest kid can get their work done · Weighted Snake Lap Buddies to calms fidgety legs and minds · Calming Glitter Slime to squash big worries · No-Sew Weighted Blanket to ensure a good night’s rest · ... and so much more The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day puts the power into kids’ hands to understand themselves, discover their superpowers and have an awesome day, every day.

Self-Control to the Rescue!

Super Powers to Help Kids Through the Tough Stuff in Everyday Life

Author: Lauren Brukner

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784506192

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 7129

The self-control super hero is back! This time, they've come prepared with simple strategies to tackle the difficult emotions and challenges of everyday life. From the morning routine to making friends at recess, paying attention in class and getting a good night's sleep, this guide will help children stay on track and save the day! Focussing on specific times of the day that present particular challenges, the book uses illustrations and simple language to describe breathing exercises, stretching, and visualization techniques to help children aged 4-7 keep calm and in control. Suitable for all children, but especially those with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties, this is an accessible guide with extra tips and resources for parents, educators or therapists.

Sensory Processing Challenges: Effective Clinical Work with Kids & Teens

Author: Lindsey Biel

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393709086

Category: Psychology

Page: 296

View: 2237

Equipping clinicians with “sensory smarts” to treat their child clients. Many children and teens suffer from sensory challenges, meaning that they have unusual reactions to certain sensory experiences that most of us find commonplace. These challenges can range from moderate to severe—from an aversion to bright lights or the feel of anything remotely abrasive, to stopping short in panic every time a loud noise or siren is heard, or having an oral tactile sensitivity that prevents normal feeling in the mouth and hinders feeding. Accompanying these sensory issues—the full-blown version of which is called “sensory processing disorder” (SPD)—can be a range of behavioral problems like OCD and anxiety, and more severely, Asperger’s and autism. This book equips clinicians with all the information they need to know to accurately identify sensory sensitivities in their child clients: how to pay attention to sensory issues and recognize when a client is struggling; how these issues factor into the behavioral problems at hand; and how best to partner with the right professionals to help kids at home and in school.

Why Do I Have To?

A Book for Children Who Find Themselves Frustrated by Everyday Rules

Author: Laurie Leventhal-Belfer

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781846428265

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 80

View: 8981

'If you want a child with Asperger’s syndrome to comply with a social or family rule, it is very important to explain the logical reason to comply. Laurie’s book provides the logic for compliance that will be invaluable for parents and teachers. I know this book will become regular bed time reading and be used many times at home and at school.' - Professor Tony Attwood 'Dr. Laurie clearly understands how children with limited flexibility and difficulty coping think and respond. She has used her clinical experience to teach us how to help these children succeed. Dr. Laurie has provided a format, similar to Social Stories (TM), for reducing stress in daily life and for minimizing conflict stemming from unwritten or everyday rules. While there is no one solution for every child, the stories can be easily adapted for each child. She encourages children to be participants in determining solutions to their problems by providing simple, not simplistic, methods that work.' -Teri Wiss, M.A., O.T.R./L., Director of Development is CHILD'S PLAY! Why do I have to go to school before the show that I am watching is over? Why do I have to wear shoes and a jacket when I go outside? Rules like these can be really frustrating - but they don't have to be! Why do I have to? looks at a set of everyday situations that provide challenges for children at home, with their friends, and at school. Laurie Leventhal-Belfer empathizes with children's wish to do things their way, explains clearly why their way does not work, and provides a list of practical suggestions for how to cope with these challenges and avoid feelings of frustration. This is the ideal book for children who have difficulty coping with the expectations of daily living, as well as for their parents and the professionals who work with them.

Improving Sensory Processing in Traumatized Children

Practical Ideas to Help Your Child's Movement, Coordination and Body Awareness

Author: Sarah Lloyd

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1784502391

Category: Psychology

Page: 120

View: 2289

Does your child struggle to know how their body is feeling? Do they find it hard to balance or feel uneasy when their feet leave the ground? Early trauma and neglect can have a profound effect upon a child's development. Sensory integration theory offers a way of understanding how the brain processes and stores movement experience, and how these experiences manifest at a physical and emotional level. This book explains how early movement experiences affect brain development and gives examples of how trauma can prevent basic sensory processing pathways from being correctly established. It shows how you can identify gaps in normal sensory development and offers ideas for how you can use physical activities to help build up the underdeveloped systems. Good bodily awareness forms the foundation of motor development as well as social and emotional skills and learning. This book will help your child to be more in tune with themselves and their bodies and feel more comfortable in their environment. Highly accessible with lots of practical tips and examples, this book is written for adoptive and foster parents, and will also be useful for social workers, fostering and adoption workers and those working in primary and early years educational settings.

The Panicosaurus

Managing Anxiety in Children Including Those with Asperger Syndrome

Author: K. I. Al-Ghani,Haitham Al-Ghani

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1849053561

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 56

View: 2008

Offers age appropriate explanations and advice on anxiety in children and ways they can cope with it through the story of "Mabel and the Panicosaurus."