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Penny Williams
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It sounds like she’s dysregulated and doesn’t yet have the skills or manage that or to manage not knowing what to expect. Start talking to her a couple days in advance of something new. Explain what it’s like there, who she’ll meet, what she’ll see, what she’ll do.

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Occupational Therapy can help a great deal with regulation strategies and building tolerance too.

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Coach, Podcaster & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism