Do You Have a Demand Avoider? Try Declarative Language, with Linda Murphy

Does your child resist requests or go into fight, flight or freeze when faced with some sort of demand?

If so, speech language pathologist Linda Murphy suggests using “declarative language” to enhance psychological safety and cooperation.

What does declarative language sound like and why is it so effective?

Take a listen.

FYI, Linda is the author of Declarative Language Handbook: Using a Thoughtful Language Style to Help Kids with Social Learning Challenges Feel Competent, Connected, and Understood.