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Managing the Cycle of Acting-out Behavior

“Carl has been arguing with the teacher for several minutes about whether he needs to do his share of cleaning up his area before he goes to recess. The teacher finally gave him an ultimatum that if he doesn’t begin to help put things away he will have to do his share during recess (Carl loves recess).…

When Things Get Out of Control

Managing Escalating Behavior

By Meme Hieneman and Milissa Yeagley

Liam’s grandfather needed a few things at the home improvement store and decided to take his twelve year-old grandson, Liam, along. As they were walking through the store, Liam became anxious, highly-distracted, and noisy (i.e., making high-pitched sounds).…