48 min

How to Stay Calm in the Chaos PreKTeachandPlay.com Podcast

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When school is virtual, many families are struggling to provide the type of support their children received in school while also managing a work/life balance.
It's enough to make child and parent want to pull their hair out. 
In this PreK Teach and Play podcast episode, autism expert Barb Avila and I explore how we can help children stay regulated and engaged during this pandemic. 
During our conversation, we examine...
How to "calm a storm" by getting children safe, being visually non-threatening, observing children's body language, and making a bid for connection  Factors that cause the body to become dysregulated  Why it's important to shift the mindset from behavior compliance to co-regulation How boundaries make children feel more secure 

When school is virtual, many families are struggling to provide the type of support their children received in school while also managing a work/life balance.
It's enough to make child and parent want to pull their hair out. 
In this PreK Teach and Play podcast episode, autism expert Barb Avila and I explore how we can help children stay regulated and engaged during this pandemic. 
During our conversation, we examine...
How to "calm a storm" by getting children safe, being visually non-threatening, observing children's body language, and making a bid for connection  Factors that cause the body to become dysregulated  Why it's important to shift the mindset from behavior compliance to co-regulation How boundaries make children feel more secure 

48 min