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Four Steps Model
Step 1: Identify the Behavior
Step 2: Understand the Effects
Step 3: Identify the Cause
Step 4: Avoid Mistakes

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The Attention Demander


  • Usually loud.

  • Responds negatively to authority.

  • Tries to force his or her way into peer groups.

  • Frequently late to everything.

  • Late in getting school assignments turned in.

  • At school, frequently out of his or her seat.

  • Picks on siblings and other children.

  • Usually asks unnecessary questions.

  • Often tries to be nonconformist in order to gain attention.

  • Says the wrong thing at the wrong time.

  • Often wears unusual or attention-getting clothing.

  • May use profanity or crude language.