Recently i've been getting a lot of complaints regarding my son's behavior in school. Not rude behavior, just my son not listening and doing what he wants to do. Some teachers would have to send my son back to his main specials teachers because he just won't listen. I've taken away his some of his privileges, i've talked to him trying to find out exactly whats going on and he's just as lost as i am. He currently takes… read more
I forgot to add that children do tend to get restless at this time of year. Everyone (including teachers) are looking ahead to school ending and getting the summer off. An OT mentioned to me the other day that she always sees an increase in challenging behaviors during the springtime.
Hi Soarmom. Sorry for the late response. He is working with a few specialist with his IEP. His teacher did tell me kids do tend to get restless around this time of year.
He should be working with a behavior specialist in the school setting. It is part of services through the IEP.
That specialist should conduct an FBA(functional behavior assessment) to figure out what is causing the behavior. And then a behavior plan can be put in place to address those behaviors.
applied Behavior Analysis ABA The Maclaren school is a place to start ask them where you can go to receive ABA for you r child it s in NYC.
You're welcome! A lot of times our children need more motivation to complete tasks. Verbal praise may not be enough. For example, my son loves animals. In school, he's given a few minutes to read a book about animals after he's done his worksheet. Try to think of anything your son really likes that can be given as a reinforcer after completing his work. Also, a visual schedule may be helpful in keeping your son focused.