Age Appropriate Child Guidance
Below is a resource table from the American Academy of Family Physicians that offers suggested reference for age appropriate child guidance. Note: According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, positive reinforcement and redirecting guidance techniques can be applied for infants, toddlers, preschool, and school-age children.
Optional Resource for Further Study
- Positive Reinforcement for Children, Adapted from Patterson (1976) and Heeder (1990)
- When your child misbehaves: Tips for positive discipline, Caring for Kids, Canadian Pediatric Society
- Helping children to cool down and stay calm, Kids Matter, Commonwealth of Australia
- 50 Calm-Down Techniques to Try with Kids, By Renee Jain, MAPP