Transitions are hard for many kids. Simply ending one activity and beginning a new one can trigger meltdowns. Are you pulling your hair out because Timmy always cries and shrieks when playtime wraps up for snack time? No sweat! Take
If you did the ABC homework we outlined in Part 2, you should have a clearer idea of what is triggering your child’s tantrums and under which category the antecedents (triggers) fall. The next step is to implement the behaviour
In Part 1 of this series, we outlined the general purpose of negative behaviour. Now, we focus on how to figure out what’s specifically triggering your child.
Screaming, hitting, biting, flopping, self-injurious head banging, defiance. Does this sound like a regular Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night (or day, if you’re a teacher) with your youngster? If so, you must be frustrated and exhausted. Challenging behaviour can be