• This one's for the Parents!!!

     

    • BAG OF TRICKS FOR PARENTING

      • Have routines
      • Give notice / Use timer
      • Use statements, not questions
      • Don’t engage in power struggles
      • Speak calmly and quietly
      • Identify triggers and avoid them (if possible)
      • Limit T.V., videos & computer games before bedtime or in the morning (stimulates)
      • Introduce "soft" or classical music especially in the evening
      • Establish rules: e.g.: homework before dinner
      • Before bedtime talk – unburden day’s problems
      • Avoid the rush; allow enough time
      • Plan ahead: reduce last minute chores or choices
      • Prepare ahead of time: physically and emotionally
      • Identify transition difficulties
      • Problem solve