Learning to manage emotions

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Understanding and managing emotions is an important part of our social development, which impacts on our ability to relate to others as well as to regulate our own behaviour. Children begin to learn about emotions very early in life. They need … Continue reading

Kids feeling good?

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Being able to manage your emotions is important for having good mental health and being able to get along with others. Positive interactions with caring adults helps children develop the ability to manage their own emotions and behaviour. When a … Continue reading

Social skills resources

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Here are the favourite social skills resources from the Talking Matters team in Adelaide, South Australia.  What’s the buzz social skills program by Mark Le Messurier. This social skills program was developed by a fellow Adelaidian, Mark Le Messurier, teacher, … Continue reading

ASD: Think and feel

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Today is a the last of a series of blogs on autism for Autism Awareness Month.  Today we are looking at some topics that challenge kids with High Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome: developing theory of mind and understanding and … Continue reading