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Self-Control to the Rescue!

Self-Control to the Rescue!

Super Powers to Help Kids Through the Tough Stuff in Everyday Life

Lauren Brukner, illustrated by Apsley

Quick Overview

An illustrated resource packed with strategies and exercises for children aged 4-7 to regulate emotions and overcome the challenges of the most difficult times in a typical day. Simple solutions and guidance can be adapted into any child's daily routine with tips and extra resources for parents and educators.
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2017, 10.00in x 7.20in / 254mm x 183mm, 112pp
ISBN: 9781785927591
2017, ePUB, 112pp
ISBN: 978-1-78450-619-3
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The self-control super hero is back! This time, they've come prepared with simple strategies to tackle the difficult emotions and challenges of everyday life. From the morning routine to making friends at recess, paying attention in class and getting a good night's sleep, this guide will help children stay on track and save the day!

Focussing on specific times of the day that present particular challenges, the book uses illustrations and simple language to describe breathing exercises, stretching, and visualization techniques to help children aged 4-7 keep calm and in control. Suitable for all children, but especially those with sensory and emotional regulation difficulties, this is an accessible guide with extra tips and resources for parents, educators or therapists.


'Self-Control to the Rescue is certain to help kids have fewer tough times, and more of the success and happiness that are rights of childhood.'
- Alex Doman, founder & CEO Advanced Brain Technologies, bestselling co-author Healing at the Speed of Sound

'Lauren Brukner once again delivers child-friendly learning activities, great illustrations and authoritative advice in a package that children will certainly enjoy and parents and professionals will find immediately applicable.'
- Joel Shaul, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and author of The Green Zone Conversation Book

'Practical methods that children can easily understand and use.'
- Dr. Temple Grandin, author of The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger’s and Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism

'Empowers kids with practical, fun strategies for challenges like waking up, making friends, keeping calm, paying attention, and handling situations like lunch and recess. A supercharged, super powerful book!'
- Lindsey Biel, M.A., OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Author of Sensory Processing Challenges: Effective Clinical Work with Kids & Teens,

'Here at last is a book for parents and therapists to use with children to help them develop self-regulation! This book is for people everywhere who want to create a regulated place within themselves and the children with whom they live or love.'
- Lucy Jane Miller, Ph.D, OTR, Founder of STAR Institute for SPD


By (author): Lauren Brukner
Illustrated by: Apsley


Click here for one downloadable PDF, including the appendices featured in the book.