Understanding how to respond and minimize your child’s aggression can teach him or her how to communicate positively and help curtail future outbursts.
Taming Your Child’s AggressionSome aggressive behavior is a typical part of child development, especially between the ages 3-9. A limited vocabulary, poor emotional regulation, and poor coping skills, along with a child’s growing independence, can cause communication frustration.
Taming Your Child’s AggressionDoes your child kick, scream, or bite when angry or when playing with others? Kristen Abbondante, Ph.D., with Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health, explains where your child's aggression comes from and how to manage it without losing your cool.
The Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic is comprised of experienced professionals who provide your family with the support and guidance that your child needs for a wide range of challenges such as:
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