A Messy Classroom is a Red Flag You’re Not Teaching Self-Regulation

Date: July 14th, 2019

We always say kids with trauma are disregulated. And they will stay that way UNLESS we teach them how to self-regulate!

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Should Traumatized Kids Have Limits and Expectations?

Date: June 29th, 2019

Trauma plays a BIG part in behavior! But we don’t want to make this mistake…

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It’s Hard to Be Creative If You’re Traumatized

Date: June 26th, 2019

Trauma makes it harder for kids to do school assignments that require imagination. So what can you do?

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Traumatized Kids Can’t Always Do Recess

Date: May 11th, 2019

If you’re getting behaviors at recess from kids with trauma, here are some of my ideas.

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If I’ve Never Been Regulated at Home…

Date: May 8th, 2019

If kids aren’t getting regulation at home, they can’t regulate themselves in school. What can YOU do about that?

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All the Ways We Reinforce Attention Seeking

Date: April 14th, 2019

Watch for the signs that you are reinforcing attention seeking.

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Keeping Your Poker Face Even When A Kid Gets to You

Date: April 10th, 2019

Don’t let the kid with emotional baggage realize they’ve gotten under your skin. Instead, keep your poker face!

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Trauma Often Looks Like ADHD in Our Students

Date: November 28th, 2018

Kid getting distracted easily? Is it ADHD? Or could it be trauma?

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