Do you have a child or student who can get angry, frustrated, or even explosive? Maybe they often need help calming down. Children with ADHD can have frequent meltdowns and need lots of help and coaching to get back on track. I am super excited about the download I have created and am ready to share with you. From many years of teaching children with special needs, and parenting three children, I have gathered 10 tips and resources to help calm the angry child.
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ARMED WITH KNOWLEDGE
I really believe in trying to be proactive before big problems arise. This means becoming better at catching the “build up” or knowing what the “triggers” are for that child. It is best to be educated as a caregiver and have concrete strategies you can easily put in place. This download can be hung up in your kitchen, classroom, anywhere that allows you to glance quickly and remind yourself of some things to help. This can be hard in the heat of an argument.
Below is a resource which may be helpful to some of you.
Remember that outbursts are always the result of the child needing something. The reasons vary and there are many layers involved with teaching and parenting an angry child.