Good emotion control may help children not only to overcome challenges and pressure but also to improve mental health development.
Reasons that affect children’s emotions and social life include: sensory defensiveness, sensory modulation, hostility control, frustration endurance, stubbornness, problem solving, emotion comprehension, lack of compassion, etc. After pinpointing problems in children’s emotions, the occupational therapist will evaluate the individual’s sensory problem and provide the most optimal training and home activities.
Advanced Lessons For Emotion Modulation
- Interpersonal interaction
- Emotion control
- Communication and expression
- Emotion comprehension
- Problem solving
Through the introduction of cognitive behavior, the advanced lesson plan helps children understand their emotions, learn about self-control and improve problem solving ability. Thus, they can deal with their emotional problems and develop friendships through effective interaction with the peers. International studies have revealed that this advanced lesson plan improves emotion control, social skills and problem solving skills for emotionally challenged children and children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), high functioning ADHD and Asperger’s syndrome. Many schools in other countries have integrated this lesson plan with their curriculum.