Misophonia Education For Parents

misophonia education for parentsThings you should know as a parent:

  • Misophonia is real, and it is not psychological (it is neurophysiological).
  • Your children or teens are not “over-reacting” to sounds/stimuli, they are having a physiological fight/flight response.
  • Children and teens are not using misophonia as a way to “control” the classroom or home to exert power.
  • Helping your child/teen with misophonia is challenging, but there are options available.
  • Kids avoiding the classroom or family events (ie. frequent bathroom breaks etc) with misophonia are not just trying to slack off, they likely need time to calm down (reset their nervous system to handle stimuli).

These events will provide:

  • A basic understanding of misophonia including the brain basis and the highlights of accurate scientific research on misophonia.
  • Practical advice for a classroom setting for Elementary to High School as well as special considerations for College.
  • Coping skills for children and teens with misophonia.
  • A multidisplinary approach to coping skills for kids/teens with misophonia.

Regulate Reason Reassure

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding and Managing Misophonia

Regulate, Reason, Reassure: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding and Managing Misophonia, is a coping skills manual for parents to help their own children and teens manage misophonia. RRR was developed by Dr. Jennifer Brout through her own experiences as a clinician, a sufferer of misophonia, and the mother of an adult child who showed signs of misophonia at a young age. RRR gives parents the tools to help mediate misophonia and provides easy to follow guidelines and work sheets to ensure parents have the skills to continue practicing RRR with their child as they grow and develop.

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