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Social Emotional: Interpersonal relationship abilities, social and emotional understanding and performance in social situations.

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  • 1. Emotional Literacy
  • by: Sari Nieminen, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Books can be powerful tools to help young children make sense of their feelings. One of the most important tasks of parenting young children is giving them the skills to identify and express their feelings. Here are some books to help children understand emotions:


  • 2. Five Emotional Needs of Children
  • by: Sari Nieminen, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Attention

    Children know whether they are being seen or listened to, or if an adult is just “faking it.” Showing sincere interest in a child’s feelings, thoughts, activities, and spending time with them one-on-one, lets them know they are important and valued. When emotional needs are consistently...Read More...


  • 3. The Terrible Twos
  • by: Sari Nieminen, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    The terrible twos is a normal developmental stage marked by tantrums, defiant behavior, frustration and a “no” phase. The term “terrible twos” can be misleading, however, because tantrums can last well into the third year of life. During this time, your child may act very differently...Read More...


  • 4. What is Self-Regulation and Why is it Important?
  • by: Sari Nieminen, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Self-regulation requires a child to develop the ability to manage his emotions and control bodily functions as well as maintain focus and attention. Self-regulation is grouped with behavior, emotional and social development – all areas that affect a child’s ability to learn. 

    Teachers use intentional planning in their classrooms...Read More...


     

     

  • 1. Pathways of Arizona
  • by: Chivonne Pierotti, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    About Pathways: Pathways of Arizona serves children, families, and adults across Arizona. They are a community leader in behavioral health care, delivering high quality, accessible services through innovation and effective collaboration. Serving Arizona since 1997, a dedicated team specializes in bringing a full spectrum of behavioral

     

     

  • 1. Behavior Interventions
  • by: Jasmine Abner, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Behavior interventions are designed to help increase useful and positive behaviors while decreasing the harmful or negative behaviors. Positive Behavior Intervention Supports improve social, emotional, and academic outcomes for all students, including those with disabilities. These resources can help better assist families and teachers with...Read More...


  • 2. CARD, Center For Autism and Related Disorders
  • by: Chivonne Pierotti, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    CARD, Center For Autism & Related Disorders https://www.centerforautism.com/

    The world’s largest autism treatment provider. They provide resources to assist families with understanding autism spectrum disorder

    1200 N El Dorado Pl G700, Tucson, AZ 85715

    (520) 526-0050


  • 3. Children’s Clinics for Rehabilitation Services Cubs Adaptive Recreation
  • by: Chivonne Pierotti, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    https://cubsadaptiverecreation.sportngin.com/

    Athletes will learn the fundamental skills of each sport with a coach leading the practices and a physical therapist present to adapt the sport. They rely on volunteers and aim to have one-on-one support for each athlete. There are sports available for all...Read More...


  • 4. Coping Skills
  • by: Jasmine Abner, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Just like adults, children have a wide array of feelings and emotions. It’s important that we learn to cope with these feelings and manage them in a positive way. It’s important for children to be able to come up with strategies to help them cool...Read More...


  • 5. Helpful Articles for Helping Children With Anxiety
  • by: Chivonne Pierotti, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Here are helpful articles for parents helping their child(ren) with anxiety they may feel when separating from their parent or caregiver:

    http://www.pbs.org/parents/expert-tips-advice/2015/09/helping-preschoolers-cope-separation-anxiety/ 

    https://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/separation-anxiety-and-separation-anxiety-disorder.htm/ 


  • 6. Helpful Parent Resources
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  • 7. Helpful Resource for Parents
  • by: Lannie Heidingsfelder, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Here is a helpful resource I have found for parents of children with disabilities.

    http://www.raisingspecialkids.org/

    Services that are offered include: 

    • Assistance and support at all ages and stages of your child's development from birth to age 26.

      ...Read More...

  • 8. Hopebridge
  • by: Chivonne Pierotti, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    New Tucson East Autism Therapy Center: Hopebridge uses a center-based therapy program focused on providing early intensive behavioral intervention from 15 months to 7 years of age to introduce children to new environments and experiences. 

    Hopebridge, Autism Therapy Centers https://www.hopebridge.com/

    9302 E. 22nd Street, Tucson, AZ...Read More...


  • 9. How to Cope With an Anxious Child; Anxiety in Children
  • by: Chivonne Pierotti, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Here is an informative article for parents/teachers on how to help your children cope with anxiety. Especially right now, during this pandemic, a lot of children are experiencing anxiety. There are so many changes in everyone's lives and just like adults, children are experiencing anxiety too. 

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  • 10. Intermountain Behavioral Consultation Services
  • by: Chivonne Pierotti, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Intermountain Behavioral Consultation Services: Having concerns about your child’s behavior. Intermountain offers services across Arizona.  They will help foster behavior change by building resiliency and improving the environment. They will conduct individual assessments, provide treatment, and support services.  

    https://bcsaz.org/


  • 11. Loss
  • by: Sari Nieminen, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Death can be one of the hardest subjects to broach with a young child, especially if you are struggling to deal with your own sorrow. However, it is a natural part of life, and your child will want to understand it and find his/her own way...Read More...


  • 12. Parent Friendly Website
  • by: Chivonne Pierotti, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    If you are concerned with your child’s development you can take a two-minute screening questionnaire. There are nice resources on this website about Autism as well. 

    screenforautism.org


  • 13. Parent Kit
  • by: Sari Nieminen, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    First Things First provides information, tools, and resources to parents for supporting children’s healthy development and learning.

    https://www.firstthingsfirst.org/

    Social-Emotional Skills, Abilities, Tips, and Activities

    Children with healthy social-emotional skills are more likely to succeed in school, work, and life. Here’s some information on how you...Read More...


  • 14. Rules
  • by: Sari Nieminen, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Parents often wonder when they should start explaining rules to their child? Children do not understand the “why” of simple rules until closer to 3 and even if a child seems to understand, it can take years to develop good self-control. Toddlers and preschoolers are preoccupied...Read More...


  • 15. Sensory Overload
  • by: Holly Marsden

    This is a nice guide to what sensory overload is, and several strategies on how to address and compensate for it.

    https://businesscostsaver.co.uk/sens...verload-guide/


  • 16. Social-Emotional Skills, Abilities, Tips and Activities
  • by: Sari Nieminen, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Children with healthy social-emotional skills are more likely to succeed in school, work and life. Here’s some information on how you can impact social-emotional development and nurture those skills.

    https://pathways.org/topics-of-development/social-emotional/

     


  • 17. Social Skills Development
  • by: Sari Nieminen, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Social skills are essential in enabling children to have and maintain positive interactions with others. Sometimes social interactions do not run smoothly with young developing children. Fortunately, social skills can be taught! It is never too soon to start showing children how to get along with...Read More...


  • 18. Supporting Social Emotional Learning in Young Children
  • by: Chivonne Pierotti, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    What is Social Emotional Learning? Social emotional learning is the process by which children learn to understand and manage emotions, maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. It is a complex process that involves the integration of a child’s thoughts, emotions, and behavior in order to develop...Read More...


  • 19. Visuals
  • by: Jasmine Abner, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    Visual supports are used to help individuals who have difficulty understanding, or communicating using language. Visual supports can be pictures, drawings, written words, objects, etc. These supports can help with challenges in social interactions, using language, limited interest, and repetitive behaviors. 

    https://adayinourshoes.com/...Read More...


  • 20. Woodbine House - Helpful Website
  • by: Sari Nieminen, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    The word disability can sometimes be confusing to a child. Literature helps children understand real-life situations in their own language. Here are some books you may find helpful when talking to your child:


  • 21. Zones of Regulation
  • by: Jasmine Abner, Vail Inclusive Preschool

    The Zones of Regulation is a way to help students build awareness of their feelings and being able to identify them. It provides them with the opportunity to use different strategies for regulation, self-care, and overall health. There are four different zones: Green, Yellow, Red...Read More...


     

     

     

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