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Pediatric Therapy Corner: How to Improve Impulse Control in Children

[Source: Your Therapy Source]

Impulse control is an essential skill for children to develop. It involves the ability to inhibit one’s actions and wait until a more appropriate time. For example, waiting until they are calm to prevent acting impulsively. Educators, therapists, and parents can learn some simple tips on how to improve impulse control in children.

This skill is so important because it helps children make better decisions about what they can and cannot do. For example, if a child has good impulse control, he or she may be able to resist the urge to hit another child when feeling frustrated or angry. Or perhaps choose healthier foods over junk food. Impulse control is shaped through a complex interplay of biological factors and social experiences.

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