Stage 4: Support for Parents

Step 4: Managing Emotions

Here are some tips for managing emotions through emotional support and beside each tip there is a Stress Increase or Stress Decrease button. Click which one you think would match each statement. Correct answers will display a smiling or frowning face, where incorrect answers will show a cross.

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Emotional Support Decrease of Stress Increase of Stress
Organise a baby-sitter for your child with SLCN
Keep saying YES to learn how to take on more
Learn meditation and how to relax the body
Keep determined focus on your challenges
Visit a counsellor
Take time out with you and your partner
Go to yoga or have a massage
Avoid support groups with everyone sharing
Ask for more SLT or respite
Spend time alone with your other kids
Keep a journal to emotionally thought dump your day/week