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dose anyone have any tips on reducing anxiety?
  • sinkorswim
    Posts: 565
    I have read and like The Explosive Child book and The Understanding PDA book.
    I find the strategies in The Explosive Child book are the sort of things we have found really helpful.
    I like the idea of a personal tutorial in The Understanding PDA book and have tried to do this sort of thing at home. I am wondering how you find a professional to do this sort of work with a child and/or how you can get good support to continue to do this yourself....my child sometimes says things that I need help to think about how to help him address them.....
    I am also interested in hearing about any other ways that I can help reduce my child's anxiety to help him begin to make some positive changes in his life
    thanks
  • mandymoo
    Posts: 38
    Hello

    I have also been reading both books & am finding them very useful.
    I was wondering if we were able to get anything in place at school before receiving a diagnosis. The problem is that the school hasn't experienced any difficulties because our daughter holds it in all day & explodes once she has left school. If we can get her to have a few breaks during the day (playing the piano has been a bit of a break through for calming her down) then hopefully there won't be a big build up once her school day is over.

    Also would like to thank everyone who has been sharing their experiences. It is a great support to know that there are other people out there that are experiencing similar situations.

    Thank goodness we have the PDA Society!

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