1. Sarah pulls the hair of other students if she wants the toy their toy. (Function = access)
2. Michael tantrums when he is given a snack that he does not want. (Function = avoid something undesired/escape)
3. Austin asks questions during class incessantly to the point of distracting others. (Function = attention)
1. A replacement behavior may focus on positive peer interaction, such as a tap on the shoulder, or using verbal communication (for example, "can I play, too?" or "can I please play with your toy?").
2. Inappropriate or problem behavior often stems from a student's ...
This post will give examples of replacement behaviors for problematic behavior. The expert identifies a replacement behavior that meets the same function as the problem behavior and explains how to teach a child. The expert provides references to aid in the understanding of replacement behaviors.