Behaviour Matters

20 Alternatives to Telling Children to Calm Down

A wise one once said: "Never in the history of calming down did telling someone to calm down actually cause them to calm down." What to do instead? Here are twenty things you can say to an anxious child instead.

ASD & Social Skills

ASD & Social Skills

Talking to Teens about Dating

Talking to Teens about Dating

5 Tips for Parents Who Have A Child With ADHD

5 Tips for Parents Who Have A Child With ADHD

3 Signs Your Child Might Be Battling A Mental Health Issue

Mental health can affect anyone, anywhere, at any age - and according to Stats Canada, mental health issues affect 1.2 million children and youth in Canada. It can range from anxiety to ADHD, poor emotional regulation and depression. At Behaviour Matters, all of our students, clients and family members are affected by it. Do you know what symptoms and signs to look out for in your child or teen? Below are 3 signs to look out for when considering if mental health could be a factor.