How To Teach Your Kid Self-Regulation

When your kid is freaking out, the key is to respond consistently and pay careful attention to any specific sensitivities that seem to set them off. These vary widely from kid to kid, but regardless of whether it’s over-stimulation through sound, touch, smell, hunger or activity, it’s important that you or your caregiver are aware of and responsive to it. Because, sometimes, the thing that’s making the kid scream is the other screaming kid.