Willpower is a highly mental process that requires our brains to be “on.” As adults this is the word we tend to use for ourselves, but in children we tend to say self-control or self-regulation. Here are some things they say have an effect on willpower.
Most of the time when we ask people, “How was your day?” we are asking about how they feel about their day, not about the choices they made that were good or bad. This is often different for children who have behavior issues at school.
Even though there are only 9 strategies, they are highly effective to help children move on when they are “stuck” on a disappointment or when they are having difficulty transitioning to something new.
Give children a compliment that will help their self-esteem
There is a reason why you may see more behavioral problems at home than school.
We’ll explain why it is too limiting to your child’s treatment to rely on this label alone.
Visual supports might be pictures, words, stories, or cartoons that can be used to help children learn. Read on to find out ways they can help children.
There are more than 7 things you’ll eventually need to know, but we’ll get you started with some important basics.
Self-regulation involves more than just sensory processing.