Special Education Guidance Series
Social Skills for Life: Managing Strong Emotions (#103)
Students see how the brain goes into "reptilian" mode when emotions run high. They learn to identify their own emotional triggers and recognize their unique patterns of responding to those triggers, both physically and emotionally. Teens models three distinct styles of reacting in emotionally charged situations: aggressive, passive, and assertive. They demonstrate strategies that can help young people keep their cool when they are in danger of losing it or when someone is losing it with them. [20 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: This new series provides proven, clear-cut strategies to help special education teachers and students achieve greater success at school and beyond. Program four highlights real people with learning differences who have overcome obstacles and gone on to do great things with their lives.
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