Module 2 of 9
In Progress

Tolerance levels

In this module we will look at how to recognise the overloaded child and how to spot this before they withdraw or shutdown. We will look at how using distraction alongside subtle support can work effectively to diffuse a stressful situation for the child.

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Other Resources

You may also be interested in this video by Pooky Knightsmith which is an informal look at shutdown vis meltdown

Additionally, this little book is a handy guide: Managing Meltdowns and Tantrums on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent and Caregiver’s Guide