Entries in self-regulation (2)


EmotiPlush Therapy Dolls {a review}

Meet Emily. Emily is one of four "facial expression empathy dolls" available from EmotiPlush Inc. On their website, EmotiPlush dolls are described as: "a revolutionary way of playing with dolls - change the toy's features to reflect the emotions you want it to express!"

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Teaching Self-Regulation Skills

Melt-down. Tantrum. Challenging behavior. Whatever you call it, at its core is the lack of skills needed to navigate emotional upset and/or disregulation. Self-Regulation is one of those all important executive function skills. It is "the ability to manage emotional upset and behavior", and a skill set that is particularly difficult to learn for children with language/communication disorders.

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