challenging behavior. They delve deeper into one specific case that Pam brings up where
a child is being characterized as choosing to engage in difficult behaviors or is “being bad”.
They talk through how they support families and school teams to move past that thinking
to understand that behavior is communication.
Barb's main website: www.synergyautismcenter.com
Pam's main website: www.pjsconsultation.com
immensely helpful in our work:
known and respected for her ability to share the “inside view” of autism, as an adult with autism. She
has several books and we will provide her website:
apparently, there is no proof that he actually said it. It IS widely used, as Pam suggested, in recovery programs.
For more discussion on the origins (or non-origins) of the quote, you can read more here:
how triggers and routines continue them, and then how to create new ones. This is a nice introduction into
how setting events, rewards and consequences all shape behavior (the basis of many autism interventions)
by HIPAA which is a law that protects the privacy of medical information.