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What is Challenging Behaviour ?

Presentation on challenging behavior

stewart ellis

on 27 February 2013

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What is Challenging Behaviour ? "culturally abnormal behaviour of such an intensity, frequency or duration that the physical safety of the person or others is likely to be placed in serious jeopardy, or behaviour which is likely to seriously limit use of, or result in the person being denied access to, ordinary community facilities" (Emerson, 1995). What does it look like? Or Your Turn -
Write a definition for
Challenging Behaviour In groups of 4 discuss your experiences of challenging behaviour.
What happened
How it made you feel
The strategy/method you adopted
Reflect on it's effectiveness
What caused it Teaching in the Modern World Challenging Behaviour
Learning Difficulties
I.T Isolate situation
No arguments
Use your voice
Body Language
Listening skills
Explain & negotiate
Address behaviour
Explain consequences
De-brief Dealing with Confrontation Bataris
Box Learning Difficulties & Learning Disabilities Including;
Self injury
Disruptive behaviours
Destructive behaviours Learning Difficulties &
Learning Disability www.makaton.org
www.tes.co.uk Useful Web Addresses The DDA made it unlawful to discriminate against disabled people.

Disability is ‘a physical or mental impairment which has an effect on a person’s normal day to day activities.’

mobility – dexterity /co-ordination, continence, speech, memory

A disability must be substantial and long term. Discrimination and Disability Act
1995 Someone with:
Learning Disabilities
(or intellectual disability)

has an IQ less than 70
Has onset before 18
has impaired and adaptive functioning

For example:
Using machinery Someone with:
Specific Learning Difficulties
has a difficulty in one area
of learning.

For example:
Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia
Sensory difficulties
Mental Health issues Terminology Specific Learning Difficulties Asperger’s Syndrome
Tourette’s Syndrome
ADHD Dyslexia
OCD Dyscalculia Dyslexia ADD ADHD Tourettes
Syndrome Dyspraxia Aspergers
Syndrome Multiple difficulties are the rule rather than the exception. Define Provide Examples Prepare a handout for teachers including; Definition Manifest symptoms & behaviour Advice and Strategy Dyslexia
Dyscalculia Asperger’s Syndrome
Autism ADD
ADHD Hearing Impairment Learning Difficulties
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