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How to Help Children with Overwhelm During the Festive Season

If as adults, we are feeling burnt out by the hectic schedules, social gatherings, family visits, expectations, and the loud and repetitive Christmas music, it’s easy to see how children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or sensory challenges can find this time particularly challenging.

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How Children Develop Executive Functioning Skills Through Play

‘Executive functioning’ is an umbrella term that refers to the self-regulatory skills that develop during early childhood and into the teen years, that allow us to plan, organise, make decisions, and learn from past mistakes. Executive functions contain three major components: inhibitory control, working memory, and cognitive flexibility.

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