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Most children can negotiate transitions without much difficulty. If a child does protest, it is usually because they are being asked to move from a desirable activity to a less desirable activity. However, for children on the spectrum, transitions (of all types) can be quite challenging. Even relatively straightforward directions such as "Get your shoes on.
personal hygiene. For many, taking care of one’s personal needs can be
challenging and/or seen as unnecessary by the individual...
As a speech/language pathologist, I became aware of the many opportunities to enhance a child’s speech/language skills through the practice of yoga. Children can actively learn directional terms such as “in front/in back, next to, top/back, middle, right and left”. Social language skills are enhanced by introductions/comments during icebreaker activities and partner poses. Mindful listening games promote auditory awareness, discrimination and joint attention. Children improve body awareness and imitation skills while moving into different postures. They also increase awareness of the different parts of their body.
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But how does this happen? How do individuals learn to manage their own behaviors when professionals often can’t even do it?
The answer lies in a skill known as Self-Regulation.