When handled correctly, activity and behavior charts can be very successful in creating a positive pattern of behavior. Listed are ideas to help you correctly implement a chart as well as links to free printable charts.
Tips: Bubs has gotten in trouble for volume control almost his whole life. Not long after he was diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder, I realized that he truly could not decipher the five different levels of volume. Bubs and I ventured outside to practice each of the five numbers. Then we hung the sheet on the refrigerator as a reference. Whenever his volume got too high, we walked to the chart. I would say, "You are using your ___ voice. When are you supposed to use this voice? I want you to use the number ____ voice. Please show me how this voice sounds." Then we progressed to "What voice are you using? What voice should you be using?".
After much request on the ABCJLM Facebook Group, I created this Mommy Contract to help you be intentional with your family. Post for family accountability or keep in your Quiet Time Journal for daily reflection. Free download.