Tag Archive: Challenging Behaviors

Dear Sticker…

October 12, 2018 2:26 am

Dear Sticker, I am SO sorry! When you were first created we never had any idea that there’d be SO MUCH PRESSURE on you to be SO MANY THINGS! A Decoration: Your shininess was supposed to add a little flair to cards or posters, but WOW have times changed! A Bribe: I’ve heard you are the… Read More

Kids frustrating you? Before you (over)react, “CHECK” yourself!

July 6, 2018 5:12 am

  As parents, we’ve all been there.   You told them: “Be careful, you’re gonna break it!”…aaaand it breaks. You’ve said: “Hurry up or we’re gonna be late!”…aaaand they don’t hurry…aaaand you’re late. You’ve yelled: “You’re going to hurt your brother!”…aaaand he gets hurt.   Patience: Gone. Blood: Boiling. Brain: RED!   It’s at this… Read More

Occupational Therapists: Strengthen Self-Regulation Skills and Reduce Challenging Behaviors to Increase Student Success

May 4, 2018 12:00 am

Do you have students on your caseload that are impulsive, distracted, in constant motion, or can’t express what they’re thinking or feeling? Are you frustrated because you know these students with challenging behaviors are smart, capable students, but they just can’t meet our expectations, ans are often labeled “lazy”, “manipulative,” “attention seeking” or “difficult”? Are… Read More