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6 Ways to Discipline Kids without Yelling

Get Your Child to Listen Without Raising Your Voice Most parents yell at their kids at one time or another out of sheer frustration. However, for some parents, yelling can become a bad habit. Unfortunately, yelling is one of the eight discipline strategies that can actually make behavior problems worse. Yelling at kids can cause them […]

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Discipline Kids with Positive and Negative Consequences

Increase Good Behaviors and Decrease Negative Behaviors By Amy Morin The consequences kids receive for their behaviors determines how likely they are to repeat that behavior. This is true for both positive and negative behaviors. Offering positive consequences for good behaviors will encourage children to continue exhibiting that behavior. Providing negative consequences for misbehaviors will discourage […]

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Providing Structure for Your Child: How to Assert Your Parental Authority

What is Structure? When parents provide structure, it means they are asserting and establishing their parental authority and control in a responsible manner in order to encourage healthy growth and development of their children. In this article, we will look at a number of ways parents can provide structure for their children, including structuring their […]

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Autism Spectrum Disorders And Classroom Discipline

Students with autism spectrum disorders, and some atypically developing blind children, have a greater than average need for structure, rules and education about what behavior is acceptable in school. They are not biologically equipped to “figure out” social expectations. This social deficit is a major condition required for an ASD diagnosis. These students are far […]

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