Some strategies for attention-seeking behaviors: 1. Increase positive attention. 2. Ignore inappropriate behavior used to obtain something that was denied. 3. Teach how to ask in a more appropriate way. 4. Set aside special time with each parent. 5. Avoid triggers for the behavior.
Positive Behaviour Supports for Children is a series of three, related e-learning websites developed in 2012 by Canada’s Alberta Government and Mount Royal University for use by families, aides and school staff that offer practical, evidence-based strategies for supporting children with disabilities and their families.
Strategies to address challenging behaviour in young children with Down syndrome
This presentation, designed for delivery as part of the NPSLBA programme, looks at underlying causes of unacceptable behaviour - and encourages staff to think analytically about what might be happening in their classroom. For more resources around this topic: http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Causes-of-Challenging-Behaviour-CPL-CPD-6255907/
If you are looking for the special education blog hop and the freebies and giveaway, click HERE. Today I am continuing with the antecedent strategies for preventing challenging behavior in step 4 of 5 Steps to Meaningful Behavioral Support. To see the rest of the series click HERE. Sometimes, preventing challenging behavior can be as …
CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR IN CHILDREN -- There are many types of challenging behavior that may seem confusing, inappropriate or even frightening. Some children may act out in violent ways, like biting, kicking, or hitting themselves or others with objects. Understanding why this behavior occurs and addressing it in a positive way can help prevent future occurrences. http://www.pbs.org/parents/inclusivecommunities/challenging_behavior2.html