Behavior Management

How to Manage Challenging Behaviors in Children

Try this... Recognize behaviors as a form of communication: Child bites-he is frustrated but does not have the language to tell youPraise positive behaviors: "I love how you are sitting in your chair with your feet on the floor"Be direct and specific: "Put your feet on the floor"Ignore unwanted behavior (when possible)Clearly state expectations before… Continue reading How to Manage Challenging Behaviors in Children

Therapy Ideas

Using Cups as a Reinforcer in Speech Therapy

I love taking everyday items I have on hand and turning them into a fun therapy activity! I have found that Dixie or Solo cups are a great reinforcer for students. This reinforcer can be used with students one on one or in groups. I provide my students with a short task (e.g., say your… Continue reading Using Cups as a Reinforcer in Speech Therapy