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    Presenter: Dr Hayley Crawford

    Date of presentation: 28th October 2017


Key Fact

Even when we think we understand the cause of the behaviour, it is important to consider a range possibilities and monitor behaviour carefully.  The cause may not always be obvious.

Other Triggers for Behaviours that Challenge

In the previous pages you have seen that there are a number of things in the environment that might trigger behaviours that challenge.  The different situations described in the section on causes of behaviours that challenge are some of the most common reasons why we see behaviours that challenge. However, these are certainly not the only reasons.  


In the following pages we will outline some other triggers for behaviours that challenge that may be relevant including: anxiety, interruption to repetitive activities and frustration related to poor communication skills and how to manage these behaviours.


NEXT: Behaviours that challenge related to anxiety

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