Movie theaters around the country are now welcoming Asperger’s and autistic customers. Traditionally movie theaters can be over-stimulating and confining for people with Asperger’s and autism. These Asperger’s and autism inviting movie theaters schedule monthly sensory-friendly movie showings. During these showings the lights stay on and the sound stays low.
Courage is the mastery of fear. It is not the absence of fear.
ANXIETY– Some young children are afraid to be separated from their parents.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
A British study was conducted on March 2012 where 8,000 parents with children ages 7 and under were investigated. The study found that children who snored or had other breathing difficulties during sleep were 50% more likely to have behavioral issues such as hyperactivity, temper tantrums, or anxiety.
Stress balls are great for calming a student and allowing them to re-focus.
Anxiety can be a harmful distraction. Have kids focus on a happy time or place to help them relax.
Some feel pressure to excel at all costs. Outbursts, irritability, fighting, head/stomach aches & insomnia may mean anxiety. Be supportive!