The Impulse Control Game is designed to help young people with ADD, ADHD and other conditions involving impulse control problems. Learning to stop and think is a good start, but effective control of impulses requires the acquisition of specific skills. Students learn seven specific skills that have been proven effective to help impulsive children control their behavior, make good decisions, and avoid actions that are detrimental to themselves and others.
- Ages 7-14
- Playing time: 30 minutes (or longer if desired)
- Help children learn impulse control
- Includes: Game board, cards, moving pieces, instructions, facilitator's booklet
- Great tool for children with ADD and ADHD
The research-based skills learned in the game are: accepting delayed gratification; reading social cues; understanding the benefits of impulse control; developing positive internal speech; improving problem solving skills; understanding the consequences of impulsive actions; and improving the ability to stop a behavior and distractions.