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Contributions on the Self-Reg Community blog page come from various members of our TMC team and folks in our Self-Reg Foundations program.
19 01, 2017

The Self-Reg Dance Instructor

By | 2017-01-19T15:34:48+00:00 January 19th, 2017|

Author: Chris Robinson   My interbrain gets a real workout When it’s job is to co-regulate two or more people in the clinic Peeling back centuries of self-control paradigm To allow Self-Reg to see the light of day   Stuck in a myriad of Self-Reg snags Come children and youth [...]

19 01, 2017

Our Self-Reg Journey

By | 2017-01-19T15:34:56+00:00 January 19th, 2017|

Author: Susan Conklin   Dear Children,   Learning to become aware and to learn to live Lovingly and compassionately Within ourselves and with others Is a lifelong journey.   In our Self-Reg Journey we’ll consider “Five Domains” and “Five Steps” to help us along the way.   Across the five [...]

19 01, 2017

Pause and Play

By | 2017-01-19T15:35:02+00:00 January 19th, 2017|

Author: Susan Conklin   PAUSE: Why? and Why now? in Self or in Another Pause for a moment for a “30-second-holiday” for a week, a month, a year. But Pause.   PLAY: Dance the Self-Reg Tango in Five Steps across the Five Domains on a Dynamic Systems Dancefloor   Read [...]

19 01, 2017

One Teacher, One Child

By | 2017-01-19T15:35:10+00:00 January 19th, 2017|

By: Nadine Osborne I see him. I hear the other children shouting “Madame, Madame he is throwing the puzzle pieces”. I know he is throwing the puzzle pieces. He often throws the puzzle pieces.   I am working so hard to understand why.   Other teachers say “He wants attention.” [...]

15 12, 2016

Self-Reg In Karate

By | 2016-12-15T17:39:34+00:00 December 15th, 2016|

As one of the discussion questions in the final course of the Self-Reg Foundations program (F4), learners are asked to choose one of Dr. Stuart Shanker's Self-Reg blogs that personally resonates and write a reflection. Susan Baldassi is not just an incredible educator and Self-Reg advocate, she is also a [...]

11 11, 2016

Talking to Young Children About the Presidential Campaign

By | 2016-11-18T12:51:06+00:00 November 11th, 2016|

This post was originally released as a letter to parents from the Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health of Montclair State University in Newark, New Jersey. You can download the original letter here. By: Dr. Gerard Costa For the past 18 months, we have been flooded by a multi-media presidential campaign filled [...]

31 10, 2016

Making ‘Bad’ Choices?

By | 2016-11-01T11:34:39+00:00 October 31st, 2016|

How Self-Reg helped my son (and me!) to understand his past stress behaviour. By: Vicki Parnell “Can I talk to you for a minute?” At the end of every school day, I’d wait outside of my son Calum’s grade three classroom, hoping that he would come bursting through the door [...]

21 07, 2016

Self-Reg People: Dr. Gerard Costa

By | 2016-10-31T22:09:32+00:00 July 21st, 2016|

Gerry Costa has a list of qualifications as long as your arm. He is a licensed developmental psychologist and founding director of the Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health at Montclair State University. He holds certificates in the Brazelton Touchpoints model, DIR-C® therapy, and Infant Mental Health. He [...]

25 09, 2015

Learning from Jakob

By | 2016-10-31T22:09:39+00:00 September 25th, 2015|

Shared with permission:  Wednesday, September 9, 2015 Dear Susan, Stuart and Team: In math today I had a beautiful Self-Reg experience that I think you'll enjoy.  It was Day One for my small system class for students with learning disabilities. I attended the Self-Regulation Summer Symposium at Trent and I'm intent on [...]