Every Behavior Has a PURPOSE!

Date: March 16th, 2019

Every behavior, good or bad, serves a function. So ask yourself, “What is a child getting from their behavior?”

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Teach Kids to Handle Anxiety, Not Hide

Date: March 8th, 2019

How will our students learn to deal with anxiety if we give them so many accommodations they never have to experience it?!

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Kids with Fine Motor Deficits Get FRUSTRATED!

Date: February 13th, 2019

What happens when a student lacks fine motor skills and social skills? BEHAVIORS!!!

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Trauma Often Looks Like ADHD in Our Students

Date: November 28th, 2018

Kid getting distracted easily? Is it ADHD? Or could it be trauma?

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Anxious to AVOID?

Date: September 1st, 2018

How can you tell when a kid with an anxiety disorder is avoiding?

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Behaviors Have REASONS

Date: August 25th, 2018

Why is a kid giving you a behavior? Here are the questions I ask myself to find out.

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Why Reflecting on ‘My Behavior Choice’ Doesn’t Always Work for a Kid

Date: August 8th, 2018

It’s very tempting to ask a kid to fill out a form evaluating a poor behavior choice, but does it work?

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How to Pay Attention When You Can’t But Must

Date: June 27th, 2018

The problems is distractions, right? So here’s how to handle distractions!

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Don’t Do the WRONG Thing When a Kid with ADHD is Failing Math!!!

Date: June 17th, 2018

You say no one knows how to help the ADHD kid who’s failing math? Yes we do!!!

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I’ll Do Anything to Get My Class Back on Track

Date: June 6th, 2018

When kids start to unravel, well, I get creative! IT WORKS!

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