Teaching Children to Monitor Their Own Behavior and Demeanor
Tuned In To Learning
This song is available on Tuned In To Learning Volume 1:
Social Skills & Pragmatics for Autism and Related Needs.
• Regulating arousal level
• Attention to task
• Appropriate behavior
• Eye contact
Activities & Adaptations:
• Encourage the student to role play each body state depicted in the song
• Each time the word “check” is sung (i.e. body check, airplane check, etc.), have the student draw an imaginary checkmark on the floor or in the air.
• Cue the student with words from the song, such as “Remember your body check.” when he or she needs a reminder to self-regulate.
Sample Educational Objective:
• The student will role play 1) quiet voice, 2) calm body/ deep breathing, 3) eye contact, and 4) sitting up straight, and complete a corresponding checklist demonstrating the same behaviors in a variety of settings.
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