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The key to managing challenging behaviour is to understand why it is happening from the person’s point of view, rather than making assumptions about why it is happening.
The behaviour will have a function. This should be explored using functional analysis. This involves assessing the whole person, their abilities, their skills, their deficits, their likes and dislikes, their family background, their health, their ability to cope with demands and many other things.
From this, the professional involved should be able to work out what the behaviour is achieving – what function it serves. From this, you can develop a support plan.
Tips from parents and professionals who have experience of challenging behaviour
By Noel Janis-Norton, learning and behaviour specialist, parenting advisor & author
my grandaughter with CP
We're currently working to produce an informative tips page aimed at helping parents and carers of children and adults with complex needs to deal with difficult and challenging behaviour.
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