Jan 3, 2017
On 12/01/16, JLB wrote:
> All, I am Learning Support Specialist for a k-12 school and
> have a 2nd grader who has periodic melt-downs and shuts
> off all rational thought and clicks into a rock-hard stubborn
> state where he refuses options for tasks, and ends by
> wrapping himself like a python around the leg of the desk.
> He does not usually respond to positive motivators or
> positive choices that would be standard for this kind of
> behaviour. Like "Which pencil do you want to use to do
> your math, the regular, or this coloured pencil, OR, if you
> feel really wild, this marker?" He will still say NEITHER! and
> throw his books and paper and hide under the desk.
Sounds like you're being sarcastic to the kid?