Calm and Alert gives classroom teachers, special needs teachers, therapists, yoga teachers and parents an innovative, step-by-step approach to teaching self-regulation and social skills to children by utilizing their body, mind and breath.
Developed by an experienced counselor, educator, and yoga teacher, Helene McGlauflin, Calm & Alert is filled with unique mindfulness exercises, yoga poses and lesson plans to help both typically developing and special needs children.
With Calm & Alert in your classroom, therapy office or home, children will become:
• Less anxious and stressed
• Steady and safe
• Focused and positive
• Physically and emotionally regulated
• Kind and tolerant
• Better problem solvers
About the Authors:
Peg Dawson, EdD, is a staff psychologist at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders at Seacoast Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she specializes in the assessment of children and adults with learning and attention disorders. She is a past president of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and the International School Psychology Association, and a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award National Association from NASP. Dr. Dawson's other books with Richard Guare include Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition; Coaching Students with Executive Skills Deficits; Smart But Scattered; and Smart But Scattered Teens.
Helene McGlauflin, MEd, LCPC, KYT, is a counselor, yoga teacher and writer. Helene has worked with and for children and those who raise and serve them for 30 years.