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Behavior Disorders

Definition

A condition of disruptive or inappropriate behaviors that interferes with a student's learning, relationships with others, or personal satisfaction to such a degree that intervention is required.

Characteristics

  • Poor coordination
  • Refusal to practice
  • Loss of emotional control
  • Hostility
  • Noncooperative Behavior
  • Disorientation in space and time
  • Destructive

Teaching Strategies

  • Remove distracting objects
  • Impose limits on use of equipment and facilities
  • Use games of social interaction
  • Expect aggressiveness and monitor it closely
  • Use activities that provide immediate feedback

 

 

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