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Meltdowns with Tania Waring

Jane is joined by Tania Waring, a lawyer and advocate/care coordinator Mum of three neurodiverse boys. Tania has also completed her honours in Psychology and has just applied for a scholarship to begin her doctorate in the use of co-regulation to prevent and minimise meltdowns in the classroom. Tania is very passionate about inclusive education and improving outcomes for children with ADHD and autism.


- What is a melt down?

- How is a melt down different to a tantrum?

- What to do in a melt down?

- Parenting styles - what if one parent wants to try an approach to the other?

- What does a melt down feel like for a child?

- Anxiety from the parents - can feel like you are walking on egg shells.

- Can you prevent a melt down and how can you do that?

- Jane shares about her two boys and their melt downs which require the 'replaying.'

- The toll on the parents

- Toll on the siblings and how can we prevent resentment.

- Jane asks the big question - 'Why are we seeing the melt downs happen now, did corporal punishment work before?

Tania shares her final message. 'Have Hope, Be Kind'


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About the Author Jane McFadden

Jane McFadden, former psychologist turned neurodiversity specialist, found her passion after a late ADHD and autism diagnosis. She's the founder of Australia's largest online psychology company, helping veterans with PTSD. Now, she hosts the popular podcast "ADHD Mums" and speaks on neurodiversity, focusing on women and girls. Jane resides on the Sunshine Coast with her family.

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