Communication and Positive Reinforcement

Below are some links which may be of use to you in helping to have good communication.

Communicating with your kids This site has a vast array of ideas and breaks things up into different age ranges http://life.familyeducation.com/parenting/communication/33597.html

Communication Tips for Parents and Kids from Parenting Pages from California Consortium To Prevent Child Abuse

This site has simple suggestions http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content/communication_tips.3.19.html

From the BBC website This site is a good source of information for parents http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/physical_health/child_development/preteen_communicate.shtml

10 Tips to Effective & Active Listening Skills from iamnext.com Written by Susie Michelle Cortright This site has 10 tips for good communication. They are for adults, but also applyto children http://powertochange.com/students/people/listen/

Tips for good communication Written by Julia Barnard This site has good ideas to consider. Her points have copywright on them Julia Barnard is a professional counsellor living in Adelaide, Australia. She provides an online counselling service through her website http://ezinearticles.com/?Tips-For-Good-Communication&id=795793

Children with ADD/ADHD This site helps us to understand more about how to communicate with children who have ADD & ADHD http://helpguide.org/mental/adhd_add_parenting_strategies.htm

Some YouTube clips to think about
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2upjBWRrfU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP55nA8fQ9I

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TA-RaDNVKpw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-hGDlifwhg

Positive Reinforcement

Rephrase the phrase This site shows differnt ways to give praise http://life.familyeducation.com/communication/behavior-modification/36512.html?detoured=1
Early Childhood Intervention means finding specific ways to help a child become as functional as possible. This site gives example of what not to say and alternative ways of saying things http://www.earlyinterventionsupport.com/parentingtips/behavior/positvereinforcement.aspx
Mystic Madness. This site has an unusual name, but don't let that put you off, it has some good information to consider. http://www.mysticmadness.com/positive-reinforcement.html
Children and Behaviour - A few tips This YouTube site provides a few tips http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41w1FeXsOmM&feature=relmfu