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Managing meltdowns and tantrums on the autism spectrum : a parent and caregiver's guide / Jenna Ward-Hawkes and Melissa Rodi.

By: Ward-Hawkes, Jenna
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub., 2019Description: 78 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmISBN: 9781785928406Subject(s): Childhood | Resources for parents | Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) | Meltdowns and shutdowns | Quick readsSummary: "This book is ideal for parents and carers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) aged 2 - 9 (and potentially older depending on developmental level), who are looking for guidance and proactive behavioural strategies in managing tantrums and meltdowns. It offers an empathetic approach and provides explanations of what goes on in the brain and body of someone experiencing a meltdown, describing sensory reactions and brain processes. The authors help the reader to distinguish between tantrums and meltdowns, and how to react to these different emotional states. Summarising key strategies, the book then provides short- and long-term strategies to implement, offering practical response plans and a toolbox of techniques that empower parents to further support their child."
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"This book is ideal for parents and carers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) aged 2 - 9 (and potentially older depending on developmental level), who are looking for guidance and proactive behavioural strategies in managing tantrums and meltdowns.

It offers an empathetic approach and provides explanations of what goes on in the brain and body of someone experiencing a meltdown, describing sensory reactions and brain processes. The authors help the reader to distinguish between tantrums and meltdowns, and how to react to these different emotional states. Summarising key strategies, the book then provides short- and long-term strategies to implement, offering practical response plans and a toolbox of techniques that empower parents to further support their child."