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Zones of Regulation

Zones of Regulation

The Zones of Regulation

The Zones of Regulation is a curriculum geared toward helping students gain skills in consciously regulating their actions, which in turn leads to increased control and problem solving abilities. Using a cognitive behavior approach, the curriculum’s learning activities are designed to help students recognize when they are in different states called “zones,” with each of four zones represented by a different color. In the activities, students also learn how to use strategies or tools to stay in a zone or move from one to another. Individuals explore calming techniques, cognitive strategies, and sensory supports so they will have a toolbox of methods to use to move between zones. 

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Evidence-Based Concepts for The Zones of Regulation


Social Emotional Learning; Self-Regulation; Skills; Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT); Visual Supports; Self-Awareness; Social Problem Solving; Perspective Taking; ASD; Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports (PBIS); Multicomponent Approach

 

Research/Resources


For additional information about evidence and support for The Zones curriculum, please refer to The Zones of Regulation Website

 

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