Challenging Behaviour

Blogs on challenging behaviour

young child demonstrating challenging behaviour in the form of flopping

12 De-escalation Strategies to Help Your Student Overcome Their Challenging Behaviours

Students at school experience all kinds of stresses each day. When it all gets too much the student's behaviour can become challenging. Here are 12 practical and easy-to-use strategies for de-escalating challenging behaviour in the classroom.

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children throwing paper aeroplanes in the classroom - a situation that could easily escalate into challenging behaviour

Sensory Stories for Individuals Experiencing PMLD (Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties)

What makes a story Sensory? What purpose does it serve within the Special Education Classroom? How do you assess a Sensory Story’s value? This article concerns both the theory and practice of Sensory Stories for groups of Learners experiencing PMLD within any establishment. While the article addresses the issue of utilising the Sensory Story approach with groups, it does not preclude its use with an individual Learner although some of the techniques may require a little adjustment.

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a child and mother having a sensory story together

Choice is a Voice: Choice Techniques for Minimising Behaviours Others find Challenging

Having little or no choice is demeaning and has a negative impact on an Individual's Quality of Life. In this blog, we are going to explore Choice as a Voice providing an alternative to behaviours others find challenging.

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child trying to make a choice

Examining the Build Up of Triggers That Lead to Challenging Behaviour: A Personal Perspective

In this article Tony a person with disability in his late sixties will share his personal perspective specifically on antecedents and the need for further detective work to look beyond the immediate antecedent. Instead to look at a range of setting events that could have contributed to the occurrence of behaviours that challenge others.

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