Gaining a Better Understanding of Children’s Behaviour

“Too often, caregivers, teachers, providers, and parents assume that a child is acting deliberately, when in fact a behaviour is actually a stress response”

-Dr. Mona Delahooke

“We should always assume that something led up to a behaviour — because something did. Something always does because behaviour does not occur in a vacuum.”

-Jillian Enright, ADHD 2e MB

“Emotional co-regulation is attuning to and supporting another person through our presence” 

-Dr. Mona Delahooke

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Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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