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Holiday Behavior Worksheet

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Holiday Behavior Worksheet (COVID Edition)

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The holidays can be hard for kids who learn and think differently. Things that are supposed to be fun — special holiday meals, chitchat with friends and relatives — can be stressful. There may be unspoken (or even spoken) comparisons to other kids . All these demands can lead to behavior problems .

One way to avoid problem behavior is by planning for holiday challenges ahead of time. With these worksheets, you and your child can do that together.

The worksheets list common holiday challenges. One worksheet has challenges your child may face in a typical year. The other worksheet has specific challenges of the 2020 holiday season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Choose one worksheet. Then work with your child to mark off the challenges that apply — or come up with different things that are hard during the holidays. Then fill out the chart for each challenge.

You may have to help your child come up with strategies. For ideas, explore tips to help with:

Thinking through challenges is a great way for your child to build self-awareness . And coming up with strategies can help your child feel more in control when faced with holiday challenges.

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