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Tag: Empathy

  • Emotional regulation, part two: Using co-regulation to teach emotional regulation

    Emotional regulation, part two: Using co-regulation to teach emotional regulation

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    • November 23, 2020

    In part two of our series on emotional regulation, Reframing Autism founder and CEO Dr Melanie Heyworth explores how we can use co-regulation to teach our children the skill of emotional self-regulation. Specifically, she focuses on how we can cultivate our children’s self-regulation by demonstrating and modelling our own self-regulation through consistent calm connection and compassion.

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  • Emotional regulation, part one: What is it and why is it so hard?

    Emotional regulation, part one: What is it and why is it so hard?

    • Blogs
    • November 03, 2020

    In this piece – the first in a two-part series – Reframing Autism founder and CEO, Dr Melanie Heyworth, examines emotional regulation: what it is, what we mean when we ask our children to regulate their emotions, and why it is so very difficult to learn to do so.

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  • Help me to empathise with my Autistic child

    Help me to empathise with my Autistic child

    In this sequel to her earlier webinar on understanding Autistic empathy, Autistic Autism researcher, Jessica Harrison, gives us practical tips and information about empathising with our Autistic children during meltdowns and sensory overwhelm.

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  • Help me to understand Autistic empathy

    Help me to understand Autistic empathy

    In this webinar, Autistic Autism researcher, Jessica Harrison, talks to us about what empathy actually is (and what it is not), what Autistic empathy might look like, and she examines the research evidence for the ‘standard’ view that Autistic people have an empathy deficit.

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