The foundations of self-control -Self Talk

Last week we learned about Self-Talk, which is the first foundational skill for self-control.

The second foundational skill is Planning Ahead. This means that we plan with the child how they will act in a given situation.

How do we implement this skill?

Social Stories that let children know about an upcoming event say camp, and how they’re expected to behave in camp, are a classic example of Planning Ahead. (see linked social story)

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