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Dealing with Feelings

The ability to cope with both positive and negative emotions in an appropriate manner. May involve strategies to deescalate from overly positive or negative including breathing, taking a break from the environment, or spending time alone.

Resources

  • Unicorn Emotions preview

    Unicorn Emotions

    Breann Voytko

    Who doesn't love unicorns? Practice labeling emotions with these fun unicorn faces

  • Popsicle Emotions Book B&W preview

    Popsicle Emotions Book B&W

    Sara Lowczyk

    An emotion coloring book story to work on words "I" "feel" and identify emotions.

  • The Friendship Test preview

    The Friendship Test

    Sara Lowczyk

    A list of items to check if someone is your friend.

    Includes activity list
  • Breathing Exercise List preview

    Breathing Exercise List

    Sara Lowczyk

    A brief list of respiratory exercises for homework or practice. Exercises are used to improve breath support.

  • Social Story: I Will Keep My Hands to Myself preview

    Social Story: I Will Keep My Hands to Myself

    Jessica Lenden-Holt

    Personalized social story No hitting/no pushing social story

  • Oopsy-Daisy National Day, June 8th preview

    Oopsy-Daisy National Day, June 8th

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    We’re all human, and we all make mistakes. Possible reasons for why this phrase is used include the idea that it sounds cute or innocent, or that it is a way to distract or amuse someone who has ma...

  • Emoji Token Reward System preview

    Emoji Token Reward System

    Jessica Lenden-Holt

    6 emoji token reward system "I am working for" visual 4 sample photos of rewards/motivators

  • Mom/Dad At Work Visual Support preview

    Mom/Dad At Work Visual Support

    Sara Lowczyk

    A visual support able to be edited for the time mom/dad returns from work.

  • Motivational Posters UN preview

    Motivational Posters UN

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Visual Support. Parent handout. Mental and Brain Health. Listening Habits. Physical Health,

  • How Do You Feel Today? preview

    How Do You Feel Today?

    Sara Lowczyk

    A small visual support for emotions.

  • Yom Kippur preview

    Yom Kippur

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    All the best, Yom Kippur to those celebrating!

  • Mental Health Awareness preview

    Mental Health Awareness

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Mental Health Awareness. Kindness. All about me. Emotions. Express Needs. Occupational Therapy Resource. Language Resource. OT. SLP. Classroom Resource. Teenagers. Teens.

  • National Grandparents Day - September 11th preview

    National Grandparents Day - September 11th

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Present and Past Resource. Simple Past Tense. Family History. Comprehensive. Family Resource. Language Resource. Activities of Daily Living. Commenting. Social Interaction. Occupational Therapy Res...

  • Rosh Hashanah preview

    Rosh Hashanah

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Good Holiday, Rosh Hashanah to those celebrating.

  • Popsicle Emotions Book In Color preview

    Popsicle Emotions Book In Color

    Sara Lowczyk

    An emotion book in color to work on words "I" "feel" and identify emotions.

  • Teen Physical and Mental Hygiene image 1

    Teen Physical and Mental Hygiene

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Visual/Photo Resource. Hygiene. Teen Girls. Visual Support.

  • Help Kiki Color the Mandala preview

    Help Kiki Color the Mandala

    Kimberly Luster, COTA

    There are 8 pictures of mandalas to color and 1 sample page. Coloring can be helpful to reduce stress, improve attention to task, calmness, problem solving, fine motor skills, pre-writing skills, l...

  • Story Dice For Language Building and Writing Prompts, Wh- Question Dice preview

    Story Dice For Language Building and Writing Prompts, Wh- Question Dice

    Jessica Lenden-Holt

    Story dice are a fun way to elicit speech, language and writing samples and to target goals in therapy or in centers! Dice include engaging images for writing prompts and conversational starters. T...

Goal Bank

  • Given social scripts, role plays, and verbal/visual cues as needed, with cues decreasing as she demonstrates progress, Clair will utilize an appropriate social response to a potentially frustrating situation presented in therapy in 5 out of 5 opportunities (80% accuracy) over 5 consecutive sessions to demonstrate fluency in pragmatic, social, and life skills.
  • Given an emotion in a picture, video, or story, Jovita will demonstrate comprehension of non-verbal cues by listing at least 4 cues such as, facial expression nuances, tone of voice changes, body stance nuances, and/or gestural cues that were present for that given emotion with 90% accuracy across 4 sessions to improve language and pragmatic comprehension.
  • Cory will use multiple modes of communication to appropriately protest, communicate that she is upset, and request sensory activities/break time to remain calm in 4/5 opportunities given minimal assistance across 3 consecutive sessions to increase expressive and pragmatic language skills.
  • Janelle will learn vocabulary and functional phonemes to express his state of being and will verbalize the need for use of socially acceptable means to regulate his behavior with moderate cues and 90% accuracy across 3 consecutive sessions to increase self-regulation and social skills.
  • Charlsie will make an inference and/or provide an appropriate verbal response to a problem given a variety of situations (i.e., school, home, community) with 90% accuracy given minimal cues across consecutive therapy sessions as measured by clinician observation to increase pragmatic and expressive language skills.

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