Tag Archives: behaviour

Time Out or Time In – a temperamental question?

Time out or Time in?  What is the best strategy?  I wish there was an easy answer to tell you – but the fact is, it’s just not that simple.  Many child behaviour experts promote one strategy over the other.  … Continue reading

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Rebellious Behaviour from an Adolescent with a Developmental Disability

“I don’t want to go to summer camp this year! I hate summer camp!  You can’t make me go!”  The frustrated and confused mother can’t understand why her 15-year old daughter is being so difficult.  She has gone every other year.  … Continue reading

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There are no princesses or maids living here…

Have you ever heard yourself repeating the following, “Come for dinner please?” “Clean your room!” “Stop hitting your sister.” “Behave!”  I know I have. What about: “Get me some milk!” “No!” or “I don’t want to.” These are some of … Continue reading

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