S is for Self-Regulation: Lessons in ADHD Emotional Control from “Sesame Street”

ADDitude Magazine talks about self-regulation and ADHD and refers to this Attention Talk Radio podcast in which Jeff Copper interviews Autumn Zitani, M.A., Senior Director of Curriculum and Content at Sesame Workshop. The article talks about emotional self-regulation as a complex neurological function that helps us pay attention to shifting stimuli, evaluate them, and respond in appropriate ways. When it is lacking (as it is for many children with ADHD), parents often struggle to explain and teach self-control. This is where the long-running television show “Sesame Street” steps in to help.

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