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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
I find it really interesting when I notice a behaviour which is so obviously autistic but which could be overlooked.
my grandaughter with CP
Our beautiful 28 year old autistic son has been going through a difficult period since last July!
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