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Tips to Maintain and Improve Self-Regulation for Children

In part one and part two of our series on self-regulation, we explained how a child’s ability to regulate his or her thoughts, emotions and behaviours can positively impact development. We also shared how the different types of self-regulation work and why they are important.

In the third and final part of this series, we take a look at how to maintain and improve self-regulation strategies once you’ve put them into place. These include routine, co-regulation, clear expectations, sensory references, offering choices and even some fun playtime.

This video offers a deeper look and explanation into each of these strategies that will help maintain and improve self-regulation.

Self-regulation is one of the most effective ways to help your child remain in a calm state. We hope this series offered some useful ideas and tips to use with your child. If you are looking for further guidance, please reach out to 1to1 Therapy to set up a consultation.

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