We loved this beautiful video that really helps (mindfully) explain autism.
Being Connected Kids, our experience confirms (again and again) that we would also include teaching meditation to kids on the spectrum to reduce stressed behaviours.
VIDEO Meditation and mindfulness – to help kids on the Autism Spectrum – learn how to bring resillience, strength an calm into your parenting world. Mindful Parenting Foundation Course – not ready to become a professional teaching meditation? You can still benefit from our first phase which will help you create meditations your kids and teens will love. – to become a certified Kids Meditation Teacher Professional Training Teach Children Meditation Books – learn more
I listened to a webinar with Dr Temple Grandin. She’s on the autistic spectrum and has become a passionate spokesperson for kids on the spectrum.
I had a few lightbulb moments in how her observations and skills match how we teach kids meditation and mindfulness.
So I did my first YouTube livestream to share what I learned!
Hope you find it helpful.
This is the book I mention in the video… ‘Calling all Minds’ by Dr Temple Grandin
Meditation and mindfulness – to help kids on the Autism Spectrum – learn how to bring resillience, strength an calm into your parenting world. Mindful Parenting – to become a certified Kids Meditation Teacher Professional Training Teach Children Meditation Books – learn more
A useful (mindful) tool to help kids and teens with difficult emotions VIDEO
Use this link to download your copy of the
mentioned in the video. Wheel of Emotions If you want to become a kids/teens meditation teacher – to become a certified Kids Meditation Teacher Professional Training
Teach Children Meditation Books – learn more about the benefits of meditation for kids including those with SEN/Autism/Anxiety/ADHD Excerpt from Calm Kids
This is an excerpt from my book
Calm Kids where I teach you the 6 important steps to creating your very own meditations.
It is a key part of the level 1 course that I teach
It can be used to help develop guided meditations or mindful practices.
VIDEO Online connected kids >>> Calm Kids >>> Connected Kids (autism and special needs) >>> Emotional vs Academic Intelligence
The other week we caught the end of the TV show ‘Child Genius’ –
where children with (usually) a high score on Mensa take part in a quiz to become the Child Genius for that year. These kids demonstrate an amazing array of skills – from their ability to remember facts to computing arithmetic sums at lightening speed. It was impressive. What was not so impressive was watching the stress these children experienced. The emotions they were feeling were bubbling under the surface (some cried) and yet the parents seemed to focus on scores and winning. Continue reading