It’s hard giving up control. It’s hard trusting others. Both my daughters are autistic, one of my daughters is mostly nonverbal, and I practice Positive
Good Day, You Handsome and Gorgeous Lot!
“Misbehavior” is communicating unmet needs.
Mistakes are learning opportunities.
Give yourself grace.
This is Positive Discipline, not Perfect Discipline. I be messing up too.
-The Supernova Momma
What is Neurodiversity?
“You don’t want them to label your child” -Them
That’s what I kept hearing when I was voicing my concerns about Paris showing early signs to family and moms in mom groups on Facebook. Why not? Her label of autistic is what allowed us to get her speech and occupational therapy at 2. It’s what has helped me know exactly what to research to help support her sensory needs. It’s also what helped me realize Riley and I showed signs of autism…
“Neurodiversity is the idea that neurological differences like autism and ADHD are the result of normal, natural variation in the human genome. This represents a new and fundamentally different way of looking at conditions that were traditionally pathologized; it’s a viewpoint that is not universally accepted, although it is increasingly supported by science…” Read More.
What is Positive Discipline?
Positive Discipline is a model based on Alderian psychology. “The premise of this model is to help people find a sense of belonging and significance following FIVE CRITERIA:
- Helps children feel a sense of connection. (Belonging and significance)
- Is mutually respectful and encouraging. (Kind and firm at the same time.)
- Is effective long – term. (Considers what the child is thinking, feeling, learning, and deciding about himself and his world – and what to do in the future to survive or to thrive.)
- Teaches important social and life skills. (Respect, concern for others, problem solving, communication, and cooperation as well as the skills to contribute to the home, school or larger community.)
- Invites children to discover how capable they are. (Encourages the constructive use of personal power and autonomy.)”