Managing Demand Avoidance Toolkit

£5.50

This pack has been created for children that struggle with the anxiety caused by indirect and direct demands. It has been based on the outstanding techniques and strategies used specialist education settings in Sussex.

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Description

The Demand Avoidance Pack

Objectives:

  • To identify and name emotions on a scale
  • To identify solutions to problems that arise through demands
  • To be able to prioritize demands to feel in control
  • To understand how conflict can be resolved through collaboration
  • To identify strategies for grounding, soothing and coping

Outline:

This pack has been created for children that struggle with the anxiety caused by indirect and direct demands. It has been based on the outstanding techniques and strategies used specialist education settings in Sussex.  It is especially successful for children with a PDA Profile (Pathological Demand Avoidance).

It provides an opportunity for the child to voice the ‘why’ behind their avoidance to a situation and thereby an opportunity for the adult to adapt the environment based on this, to remove this trigger and allow the child to feel safe.

This Pack Contains:

  • An Introduction to the Bounce Program & Polyvagal Theory
  • Understand how the Bounce Response Scale links to emotions
  • Activity 1: Rate Demands against the Bounce Scale
  • Activity 2: Problem Solve Solutions
  • Activity 3: Prioritize Demands
  • Activity 4: Provide Flexibility
  • Activity 5: Conflict Resolution
  • Activity 6: Identify Strategies for Grounding, Soothing and Coping
  • Understanding the Physical Responses: Cold, Hot, Wobbly, Fizzy & Calm
  • Emotion Cards linked to: Cold, Hot, Wobbly, Fizzy & Calm
  • Physical Sensation Images
  • Bounce Response Scale Mats/Posters
  • Grounding, Soothing and Calming Cards/Images/PECs
  • Emotion Vocabulary Lists

Number of Pages: 129

Customer Review:

3 reviews for Managing Demand Avoidance Toolkit

  1. Michelle W (store manager)

    I love this program and all the resources that go with it. It is nice to have a program that includes everything including strategies and coping skills that students can use depending on what their individual level is.

  2. Amy H (store manager)

    Thank you for a great and impactful resource!

  3. Sara R (store manager)

    Great resources!

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