Tips for Connecting With Your Introverted Teen

Tips for Connecting With Your Introverted Teen

Tips for Connecting With Your Introverted Teen General introversion is just one of many teen challenges we aim to help with at Heritage, and we know what a struggle it can be for many adolescents. It’s common for outsiders to mistake introversion as something more sinister or negative, but in r ...

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Step 1: Develop a Relationship with Your Teen

Step 1: Develop a Relationship with Your Teen Is your son or daughter unresponsive to your efforts to connect, discipline, coerce or persuade? Do you find it frustrating when they ignore house rules or direction? You might even have suggested that they go play a sport that they used to love only ...

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Peers Academy

residential school for autism Building Social Strengths through Awareness, Role-playing and Reinforcement Think back to your teenage years…what pops into your mind? Friends, school, budding romance, hanging out, feeling awkward, dating, erratic emotions, confusion, beginning i ...

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“And Then Puberty Kicked In”

“And Then Puberty Kicked In” In my career I have always loved working with teenagers, they always keep things exciting.  Teenagers are growing and learning through many developmental experiences.  One of these experiences is puberty.  This was illustrated to me by my own son. ...

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Self-Efficacy: A Key to Improved Behavior

Self-Efficacy: A Key to Improved Behavior Assisting adolescents with speaking for themselves (advocacy) is a very important learning task.  Having a parent or guardian advocate for their children is a tricky process.  There is a fine line between rescuing and advocacy.  One tends to enhan ...

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How to Avoid Stand-offs With Your Teenager

How to Avoid Stand-offs With Your Teenager Born and raised in the great state of Texas, I’m a big western movie fan. I own more Clint Eastwood and John Wayne movies than I should admit. There’s something about a high noon showdown that reminds me of the way I unintentionally square off ag ...

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Get Your Teen Talking

Get Your Teen Talking By Alaina Chatterly The words that come out of your teen’s mouth are far more powerful than the words that go into their ears. For one thing, words coming out of their mouth are also heard by their ears. So anything you can get them to realize and ...

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