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How to communicate with frustrated children during lockdown

1 April 2020 4:34 PM
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Fair Practice Mediation Services director advocate Veerash Srikison says communication can breakdown in families during this time.

Fair Practice Mediation Services director advocate Veerash Srikison says the lockdown can be a breeding ground for communication to breakdown in families.

Speaking to Joanne Joseph, Srikison says it a difficult environment to communicate for most people.

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If you have a routine and schedule in place, you need to explain to everyone why that is in place and how it will be used to get through the day.

Advocate Veerash Srikison, Director - Fair Practice Mediation Services

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When dealing with younger children, non-verbal communication is high up there especially when you are dealing with tantrums, you have to let that tantrum play out.

Advocate Veerash Srikison, Director - Fair Practice Mediation Services

When you use verbal conversation, it must progress into problem-solving which leads to your child taking responsibility for their actions.

Advocate Veerash Srikison, Director - Fair Practice Mediation Services

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1 April 2020 4:34 PM
Tags:
communication
Lockdown
COVID-19
tension

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