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Tantrums No More. (Really!)

By: Raun K. Kaufman Does your child scream, hit, pinch, or throw objects when things don’t go his/her way (or sometimes for no reason you can fathom)? Here’s what to do: The First Half: I don’t understand tantrums. 1) ATTITUDE FIRST. It is absolutely crucial that you make your mission in life to remain calm,…
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Understanding the Difference Between Meltdowns & Tantrums

Tantrums and meltdowns are hard to understand, tough to prevent, and seemingly impossible to handle when they happen. Meltdowns and tantrums can look alike at first glance, especially when your child is in the middle of one, but the two are actually very different. This is particularly true for children with sensory processing issues, like…
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Tantrums No More

TANTRUMS NO MORE. (REALLY!)By: Raun K. KaufmanDirector of Global Education, Autism Treatment Center of America®Does your child scream, hit, pinch, or throw objects when things don’t go his/her way (or sometimes for no reason you can fathom)? Here’s what to do: The First Half: I don’t understand tantrums.1) ATTITUDE FIRST. It is absolutely crucial that…
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Does Your Child Tantrum When They Don’t Get What They Want?

Susan Humphries Son-Rise Program® Teacher  Autism Treatment Center of America® Children are so beautiful at expressing themselves in so many ways. One common way children express themselves when they do not get what they want is to tantrum. Even if there is just an inkling of a “no” coming from us. Your child’s protest can have many…
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7 Guidelines to Try When Your Child on the Autism Spectrum Cries or Tantrums

“These basic guidelines will help you help your child learn to communicate in a sweeter easier way when going after their wants and desires. To communicate what you want in a sweet and clear way is an important social quality to have, particularly in your relationships with family, friends, in school, at work, etc. 1.…
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Turn Around of a Tantrum!

FROM BECKY: Last week I was working with a lovely family in their home and going into their Son-Rise Program playroom for the first time with their incredibly cute little guy called Sid who has just turned 3! This was his second time in his new playroom with someone he had never played with before.…
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Tantrums, Take Four

Your child is throwing a big tantrum, they are putting their heart and soul into it, believing that this is the thing that will move you. You are putting into effect the Son-Rise Program attitude. You comfort is not reliant on your child stopping their tantrum. You feel calm and easy and are enjoying your…
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Tantrums take Three

Hello Everyone! What do we do when we understand clearly why our children are tantruming, but do not want to give them the particular thing they are wanting or can’t give it to them at that particular moment. Let them know that crying and tantruming will not change the situation.During The Son-Rise Program Intensive I…
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Tantrums, Take Two

Last week I wrote: “My role is not to stop my child from tantruming, it is to show them that it is not an effective way of communicating“ Were you able to really think this way when your children cried and tantrumed last week? I would love to hear about your experiences, as would all…
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Tantrums

Tantrums, Meltdowns, Wig-Outs, Episodes, Fits, Whining, Whinging, Crying – so many words to describe one event. Here at The Autism Treatment Center of America we have many useful and successful techniques and attitudes to help children on the Autism Spectrum remain calm when things do not go their way. Today I am writing about just…
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