Behavior: How exactly is my child behaving?
- Generally loud.
- Very offensive in what he or she says, but very defensive regarding criticism from others.
- Attempts to impress with offensive words others don't use.
- Seeks attention with words—continuously.
- Appears to "know it all," especially in regard to "life in the streets."
- Reacts negatively in group situations.
- Tries to shock people with foul language.
- In one-to-one situations, may be an extremely polite child.