Supporting your loved one to keep calm

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Supporting your loved one to keep calm– a few ideas for assisting regulation

Make playdough together here is a recipe, you can add essential oils or lavender flowers for a bonus calming effect, great activity for all ages.

Massage, calm firm massage on the hands, feet and shoulders or the head, you can use massage oil with calming essential oils or moisturiser cream, whatever you have available.

Firm pressure – if you have a weighted blanket this would be great, or even just all the blankets that you have in the house,

Safe spaces – building blanket forts, with soft lights, teddy bears, cushions, books, soft music

Routine – as much as possible maintain a regular routine, if need be set up school at home, a special space with a desk, chair or whatever is familiar from school.

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