Nearly everyone is experiencing a dramatic increase in his or her feelings of anxiety in recent months, and as the pandemic stretches on, so does the anxiety.
This is true for our children as well, particularly our children that have challenges in the area of sensory processing.
They may be feeling more anxiety as a result of the loss of social interaction, loss of daily structure, uncertainty about the coming school year or about getting sick.
Finding strategies to reduce this anxiety in both our children and ourselves is vital to our well-being.
Here are some strategies to help manage stress, anxiety and promote self-regulation.