What is the theory behind this Autism anger management worksheet?
Children having autism face many problems in their daily life but one of the problems is anger. Because of their sensations, social problems, repetitive, rigid behavior, and other emotional difficulties, controlling or managing anger is a great challenge for them. With proper strategies and help from psychotherapy, this task becomes easy for them
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help clients in getting to know the possible problems that may trigger their anger as well as solutions to solve them. They will be able to keep track of their behavior weekly.
How to use this worksheet?
A list of potential anger provoking problems and their solutions and weekly table are provided below. The clients are required to write the name of the problem they faced on a day and how they coped with it.
Autism anger management worksheet
|If I can’t figure out the task||I’ll take some time off|
|If my friend has started a fight||Walk away and let it go|
|If I have started a fight||I apologize|
|If my parents are demanding something from me that I am unable to do||I will tell them nicely to stop|
|Having a conflict with my siblings||Talk it out|
|Days of the week||Problem||Solution||Problem||Solution|
Patel, S., Day, T. N., Jones, N., & Mazefsky, C. A. (2017). Association between anger rumination and autism symptom severity, depression symptoms, aggression, and general dysregulation in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Autism, 21(2), 181-189.
Rutter, M. (1968). Concepts of autism: a review of research. Child Psychology & Psychiatry & Allied Disciplines.
You can download this worksheet here.