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Last updated October 2021

Facts for Families

AACAP's Facts for Families provide concise up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.

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Anger Management for Kids (and Adults)
Why Do We Lose Control of Our Emotions?
Why Do We Get Angry?
ADHD and Emotional Dysregulation: What You Need to Know
How ADHD Causes Emotional Dysregulation

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These apps can be helpful tools for people with emotion dysregulation. They should be used alongside comprehensive assessment and treatment from a trained mental health professional.

Taming Tantrums AppTaming Tantrums
"Taming Tantrums" App - a collection of phrases to reduce tears and tantrums and increase cooperation in young children.

Grump MeterGrump Meter
The Grump Meter helps kids and adults recognize and name their emotions, prevent “losing their heads on red", and achieve calmer, more peaceful, and empathic interactions.

RegnaTales, a series of 6 mobile apps, was created in response to the above advantages of using mobile technology and serious games to increase access to treatment and enhance the motivation of children to learn skills.

t2 T2 Mood Tracker
Mood Tracker allows users to monitor their moods on six pre-loaded scales (anxiety, stress, depression, brain injury, post-traumatic stress, general well-being). Custom scales can also be built.

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