Behaviour management

This is so needed.

“These strategies are said to be helping the child learn a skill or develop a strategy. In truth, they are an externally imposed expectation the child will do something differently because someone told them to. The consequences of not complying are the withdrawal of something the child likes or wants. This kind of coerced compliance is dangerous for many reasons.”

Michelle Sutton

Behaviour management is often talked about in groups where people are looking for ways to reduce challenging behaviours in children. When I see these conversations the people talking are often parents and teachers and “experts”, and the children are neurodivergent kids struggling to cope in their homes or classroom settings.

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