Here are some ways to help your child gain independence throughout their daily life.
It is very important for all children to have some independence in their lives. Independence helps build self-confidence and makes children feel good about themselves. Giving your child options throughout the day empowers them. Here are some techniques to consider:
These are a few ideas to help you get started working with your child toward becoming more independent. Independence is an important factor in building confidence and self-esteem. In return, this can help with behavior. It can also help lead to fewer power struggles which makes happier parents and happier children.
For additional tips for helping your child gain independence, check out Navigating Daily Life – Parenting Children with Disabilities.
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