Kids & Family:Parenting
Ep #208: Role-playing--the secret sauce for changing a child’s brain
Are you looking for the secret sauce to change a child's behavior?
A newly released study found that new experiences helped to change a child with ADHD's brain. This finding is super exciting as it gives credence to using behavior skills to help a child better manage a diagnosis or reduce negative behavior. It also confirms that a child can learn new behavior and replace poor behavior with positive behavior.
When a child Role-plays they are essentially creating a new experience for the brain--which often becomes the new default response.
We can talk to our children about what they did wrong or what they need to do next time, but until they Role-play it, they will have difficulty remembering for the next time.
Role-playing is incredibly powerful and is something every parent should use to help their child! On the SmarterParenting website, you will find a short video teaching parents how to use Role-playing. You don't want to miss it!
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