3Sound familiar? “Mom, she’s touching me!” “I HATE math!” “Why do I have to unload the dishwasher?”“He took my doll!”“I never get to do anything fun!”“Aaaaaaaaaaaaa! Moooooooom!”“You’re the worst mom in the world!! I hate you!”
9S.T.A.R.StopTake a deep breathAndRelaxYou’re safe.Breathe with me.You can handle this.
10Emotional State COMPLAINING JUDGMENT BLAMING “He is touching me” “Moooomm, when are we going to get there”JUDGMENT“She always get to sit in the front”BLAMING“He is touching me”Namecalling, Whining and TattlingDevelopmental Age 15 months-4 years old
16These skills are only accessible when the child is responding from their executive state Child does not start assignments (dilly dallies) and is not finishedChild is constantly off task; in that time disrupts othersChild hits, pushes, grabs in his interaction with othersChild is verbally abusive to others & disrespectful to teacherAttention- sustain in spite of distractibilityTime ManagementOrganizationPlanning/PrioritizationWorking Memory- hold info in memory while doing tasksImpulse Control- think before you actFlexibility- revise plansEmpathy- see from another’s point of viewMetacognition- observe selfGoal Achievement- follow throughTask Initiation
17When you feel stressed you lose access to Pre-Frontal Lobe Skills Children who have A.D.D. = 20% less of these skills to begin with.
18Frontal Lobe Development Just before age 2 – development begins4 ½ - 8 – Big growth spurt11-12 – Another growth spurtTeen (13 – 16) – Offline18 – 19 – Frontal Lobe comes back online25 – Fully Matured!!