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Music helps children who have ADHD achieve greater self-control in social situations and strengthens cognitive functioning. “Students learn to listen, take turns, anticipate changes, and pick up on cues in ways they might not do outside of a music-therapy session,” according to music therapist Kirsten Hutchinson.

If you are the parent or care giver of a child with ADHD or PTSD, or an educator then knowing how to manage meltdowns can make a big difference for both the child and yourself in keeping calm.