Structure and routine are hugely important during times of stress or uncertainty. Using a visual timetable can help. For those who have children at home just now, how many of you are being asked
” When’s lunch? ” “When’s dinner?” ” What are we doing?” ” What’s happening today?” ” When will we get there?”
These questions are all based around a lack of knowledge and control over their lives. In order to continue to feel secure, having a timetable can help. As adults, we use calendars to remind us of upcoming events.
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Below is an example that could be used to explain short bursts of activity. Sometimes children and young people require a time. Sometimes they just need to know that something is going to happen.
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