Help them open up by giving them new ways to communicate how they are feeling and thinking. Tackle angry outbursts by recognising triggers and practise effective ways to calm them down.
Make it simple and easy, for a child to let you know if they need more help. Use this Traffic Light card at school or at home.
A calm corner helps a dyslexic child feel relaxed when doing school and homework. Give them the freedom to move around and take breaks.
Use yoga to calm down and relax a dyslexic child. Poses to help them unwind after school and focus on homework.
Take time for yourself, away from caring for a dyslexic child. Relax, refresh, so you can continue to be their adult champion.
Turn negative thoughts into positive ones. Challenge damaging self-beliefs and help dyslexic children believe in themselves.
Strong emotions can make dyslexic children feel depressed and anxious. Start talking to them about their feelings.
Spot frustrations building, avoid stressful situations that lead to angry outbursts. Help a dyslexic child manage their angry triggers.
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