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How Does My Engine Run?

"My grandson's Occupational Therapist ran the"ALERT - How Does Your Engine Run Program. It made a significant difference. Below are results in my grandson's own words"

 
When my engine is
LOW
When my engine is
HIGH
When my engine is
JUST RIGHT
I feel
  • Bored
  • Tired
  • Sad
  • Sleepy
  • Like doing nothing
I feel
  • Like his head will explode
  • Crazy
  • Like laughing
  • Like running fast
  • Like playing football

 

I feel
  • Happy
  • Ready to work
  • Able to listen
  • Able to pay attention
  • Okay
  • Good
To go faster, I can
  • Run a race
  • Take a walk
  • Chew gum
  • Eat pretzels or cookies
  • Eat lemon heads or red hots
To slow down, I can
  • Get a drink of water
  • Take a deep breath
  • Do chair push ups
  • Rock in a rocking chair
  • Dim the lights
  • Listen to quiet music
  • Draw
To stay just right, I can
  • Relax
  • Keep my hot wheel to remind me
  • Ask others to help

 

Below are some sites I found with information:

Alert Program
www.alertprogram.com/

Great Tips on Self Regulation
www.spdalberta.org/Articles/OT%20Tips/SelfRegulation.pdf

www.chconline.org/pdf2/NF_W0405.pdf

www.renfreweducation.org/uploads/docs/The%20ALERT%20Program.pdf

www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/how-does-your-engine-run.html

 

 

 

How Does Your Engine Run had an excellent article but it moved
www.juststeve.com/Paula/Studentlrng/HowDoesYourEngineRun.htm

 

 

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