Dysregulated Kids

Neurodivergent umbrella

The Neurodivergent Umbrella: A Guide to Understanding and Supporting Neurodiversity

The Neurodivergent Umbrella: A Guide to Understanding and Supporting Neurodiversity Neurodivergence covers a broad spectrum of neurological variations that impact how individuals process information and interact with the world. These differences can manifest in various ways, including learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADHD, autism, and other cognitive variances. Table of Contents Chapter 1: What is Neurodiversity? Chapter 2: Neurotypical vs Neurodivergent Brain

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BLOGS Cornerstone Pathological Demand Avoidance (1)

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) : A Guide to Understanding and Treatment

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) : A Guide to Understanding and Treatment Navigating the world of childhood behavioral disorders can be very challenging. When it comes to Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), those challenges multiply. How can we best support a child navigating a world that seems fraught with everyday demands that trigger anxiety? Let’s decode the PDA framework so we can

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Pathological Demand Avoidance Profile Which Kid Has It

Pathological Demand Avoidance Profile: Which Kid Has It?

Imagine a child who avoids brushing their teeth like it’s the plague, throws panic attacks at the mere mention of homework, and seems to possess an uncanny ability to wriggle out of everyday demands from whom they regard as authority figures.  But this isn’t just plain stubbornness. It could be a sign of a condition called Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA),

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5 Steps To Managing Emotional Dysregulation in Child

5 Steps To Managing Emotional Dysregulation in a Child or Teen

As parents, supporting a child or teen with emotional and behavioral challenges, including emotional dysregulation disorder and ADHD emotional dysregulation, can be daunting. Every child’s journey, whether they’re a dysregulated toddler or an emotionally dysregulated child, is unique, making standardized approaches ineffective.  Navigating this complex territory of emotional dysregulation in children, understanding the emotional dysregulation symptoms, and identifying what triggers

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Reset The Nervous System Myths and The Science of Self Regulation

Can You Reset Your Child’s Nervous System? Debunking Myths

As parents on a journey to support your child’s nervous system healing, you may have come across various claims and misconceptions about the possibility of resetting your child’s nervous system. In this section, we aim to provide clarity and debunk common myths surrounding this topic, allowing you to have realistic expectations and a better understanding of what is achievable in

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How to Discipline a Child with PDA

How to Discipline a Child with PDA

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is a term that falls under the umbrella of autism spectrum disorders. Children with PDA often struggle with an intense need to be in control of their environment, coupled with an aversion to everyday demands or requests. It’s crucial to recognize that PDA is not a stand-alone diagnosis but rather a part of the broader autism

Read More »
Pathological Demand Avoidance Treatment Empowering Kids and Enhancing Quality of Life

Pathological Demand Avoidance Treatment: Empowering Kids and Enhancing Quality of Life

The impact of Pathological Demand Avoidance on individuals’ quality of life cannot be overstated. Imagine navigating a world where the simplest requests evoke a sense of impending doom. This constant struggle with avoidance demands can lead to heightened levels of anxiety. It addresses their difficulty with social interactions and challenges with day-to-day activities. It is crucial to recognize the unique

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11 Emotional Regulation Activities for Children

11 Emotional Regulation Activities for Children

11 Emotional Regulation Activities for Children Healthy emotional regulation means understanding and managing one’s emotions. Children can easily handle difficult situations when they can regulate their emotions. These kids tend to be more resilient. In addition, they are less prone to getting upset or overwhelmed. Their healthy coping strategies will help them feel calmer and more in control. That is

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Dysregulated Kids Guide

Dysregulated Behavior in Kids: The Guide to Supporting Self Regulation

Dysregulated Behavior in Kids: The Guide to Supporting Self Regulation As parents and caregivers, we understand the importance of nurturing our children’s emotional well-being. However, some children and teens struggle with dysregulated behavior and emotional regulation, leading to strong emotional reactions to small levels of distress leading to disruptive behavior at school and home. Dysregulation can manifest in many ways,

Read More »
Self-regulation strategies for kids

10 Self Regulation Strategies: From Intense Emotions to Calm

Understanding Self Regulation in Kids Self-regulation refers to the ability to manage thoughts, emotions, and behaviors to achieve goals or maintain positive relationships. Children are not born with these self-regulation skills, but instead, they develop them over time through social interactions, experiences, and practice. While self-regulation is an essential part of child development, it’s also normal for children to struggle

Read More »
Neurodivergent umbrella

The Neurodivergent Umbrella: A Guide to Understanding and Supporting Neurodiversity

The Neurodivergent Umbrella: A Guide to Understanding and Supporting Neurodiversity Neurodivergence covers a broad spectrum of neurological variations that impact how individuals process information and interact with the world. These differences can manifest in various ways, including learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADHD, autism, and other cognitive variances. Table of Contents Chapter 1: What is Neurodiversity? Chapter 2: Neurotypical vs Neurodivergent Brain

Read More »
BLOGS Cornerstone Pathological Demand Avoidance (1)

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) : A Guide to Understanding and Treatment

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) : A Guide to Understanding and Treatment Navigating the world of childhood behavioral disorders can be very challenging. When it comes to Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), those challenges multiply. How can we best support a child navigating a world that seems fraught with everyday demands that trigger anxiety? Let’s decode the PDA framework so we can

Read More »
Pathological Demand Avoidance Profile Which Kid Has It

Pathological Demand Avoidance Profile: Which Kid Has It?

Imagine a child who avoids brushing their teeth like it’s the plague, throws panic attacks at the mere mention of homework, and seems to possess an uncanny ability to wriggle out of everyday demands from whom they regard as authority figures.  But this isn’t just plain stubbornness. It could be a sign of a condition called Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA),

Read More »
5 Steps To Managing Emotional Dysregulation in Child

5 Steps To Managing Emotional Dysregulation in a Child or Teen

As parents, supporting a child or teen with emotional and behavioral challenges, including emotional dysregulation disorder and ADHD emotional dysregulation, can be daunting. Every child’s journey, whether they’re a dysregulated toddler or an emotionally dysregulated child, is unique, making standardized approaches ineffective.  Navigating this complex territory of emotional dysregulation in children, understanding the emotional dysregulation symptoms, and identifying what triggers

Read More »
Reset The Nervous System Myths and The Science of Self Regulation

Can You Reset Your Child’s Nervous System? Debunking Myths

As parents on a journey to support your child’s nervous system healing, you may have come across various claims and misconceptions about the possibility of resetting your child’s nervous system. In this section, we aim to provide clarity and debunk common myths surrounding this topic, allowing you to have realistic expectations and a better understanding of what is achievable in

Read More »
How to Discipline a Child with PDA

How to Discipline a Child with PDA

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is a term that falls under the umbrella of autism spectrum disorders. Children with PDA often struggle with an intense need to be in control of their environment, coupled with an aversion to everyday demands or requests. It’s crucial to recognize that PDA is not a stand-alone diagnosis but rather a part of the broader autism

Read More »
Pathological Demand Avoidance Treatment Empowering Kids and Enhancing Quality of Life

Pathological Demand Avoidance Treatment: Empowering Kids and Enhancing Quality of Life

The impact of Pathological Demand Avoidance on individuals’ quality of life cannot be overstated. Imagine navigating a world where the simplest requests evoke a sense of impending doom. This constant struggle with avoidance demands can lead to heightened levels of anxiety. It addresses their difficulty with social interactions and challenges with day-to-day activities. It is crucial to recognize the unique

Read More »
11 Emotional Regulation Activities for Children

11 Emotional Regulation Activities for Children

11 Emotional Regulation Activities for Children Healthy emotional regulation means understanding and managing one’s emotions. Children can easily handle difficult situations when they can regulate their emotions. These kids tend to be more resilient. In addition, they are less prone to getting upset or overwhelmed. Their healthy coping strategies will help them feel calmer and more in control. That is

Read More »
Dysregulated Kids Guide

Dysregulated Behavior in Kids: The Guide to Supporting Self Regulation

Dysregulated Behavior in Kids: The Guide to Supporting Self Regulation As parents and caregivers, we understand the importance of nurturing our children’s emotional well-being. However, some children and teens struggle with dysregulated behavior and emotional regulation, leading to strong emotional reactions to small levels of distress leading to disruptive behavior at school and home. Dysregulation can manifest in many ways,

Read More »
Self-regulation strategies for kids

10 Self Regulation Strategies: From Intense Emotions to Calm

Understanding Self Regulation in Kids Self-regulation refers to the ability to manage thoughts, emotions, and behaviors to achieve goals or maintain positive relationships. Children are not born with these self-regulation skills, but instead, they develop them over time through social interactions, experiences, and practice. While self-regulation is an essential part of child development, it’s also normal for children to struggle

Read More »
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