Special Education

Dealing with Temper Tantrums

From the Preschool Mindfulness Summit – Dr. Rick Hanson What does the science say? slow it down – buy yourself some time “train” before the “oatmeal flies” (Do what you need to do before the tantrum to learn skills and strategies and take care of yourself.) focus on the actual issue move into “repair” the …

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Compassionate Learning Communities

Compassionate Learning Communities: Supporting Trauma-Informed Practice Compassionate Learning Community Workshop PackagesThere is a downloadable workshop for each of the 4 elements in the Compassionate Learning Communities Framework Understanding Relationship Connection Capacity Each workshop package includes: A brief video introducing speakers included in the presentations Slide Presentation (password protected; click ‘Read Only’ to open) Facilitator’s Guide …

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Joint Attention Examples

Simply, joint attention is a shared experience between you and your child – when you both realize it is a shared experience – even if it is just for a fleeting moment. We need joint attention before we can communicate effectively. The Official Definition: Joint attention is the ability to “maintain a common focus with …

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