With our 12 year old, I follow his lead, since he seems to know what he needs.,he will dig around for tight clothing, chew very big wads of gum. I also make a game of run-around. We time him and ask him to run around the house 4 times..he tries to beat his best time..Since he also has adhd and organizational issues, I try to put things as visual as possible. he can follow color coded schedules, and I always remind him that I am going to "check out the situation" before he goes into a public situation so as to prepare himself for the upcoming environment, be in crowed loud, too hot, stuffy, silent like church, etc...
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