Peer Groups

    Re: Behavior: Oppositional Defiant

    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.
    > Suggestions?

    Sounds like you're being sarcastic to the kid?