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Coping strategies

It’s important that you have strategies to help you cope with things that you find difficult.

It’s different for every person, but some of these might help:

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A calm space you can go to

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Sensory items that help you, like spinner rings, gum or putty

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Wearing headphones in crowded places

Avoiding rush hour or busy times in shops

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Ordering online

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Having help with managing money

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Setting reminders on your phone for appointments

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Exercising or going for walks

Pets, if you are able to care for one

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Volunteering with a local charity or group

These are some worksheets to help you think through things.


About me


What matters


Perfect week planning guide


Decision-making chart


Communication passport

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