Helping Children to Manage Transitions - Autism Awareness

Helping Children to Manage Transitions

Author: Deborah Plummer; Illustrated by Alice Harper
Publishing Info: Paperback 112 pages / February 2022
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Change and transitions are inevitable but can be an overwhelming and intimidating time for children. Facilitating the healthy management of transitions is crucial for the social, psychological, and emotional wellbeing and resilience in children. Based on over thirty years of expertise experience, Deborah Plummer provides varied and straightforward activities for teachers, parents, and therapists to healthily engage with children and help them process and manage transitions. This activity book aids children in identifying their worries and fears about transitions and facilitates them in building skills and strategies that help them to cope during times of change. It also encourages children to explore the potential benefits and enjoyment that can sometimes be a result of change.

This book is one of a series based on the use of imagination (I), mindful play (MP) and creative thinking (CT) to enhance social, psychological and emotional wellbeing and resilience in children. The accompanying ebook Using Imagination, Mindful Play and Creative Thinking to Support Wellbeing and Resilience in Children describes the theory and approach behind how these activities can significantly influence children’s perceptions of themselves and the world.