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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 Blurter
The Late Arriver
The Procrastinator
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The Attention Demander

Effects: How does my child’s behavior affect other people at home and in school?

  • Parents and teachers are forced to give additional time to this child.

  • Parents often lose track of what they are trying to say.

  • At school, concentration of teacher and class is often broken.

  • Parents and teachers are antagonized.

  • Other children may react by excluding the attention demander from peer groups.

  • Other children may begin putting the attention demander down or avoiding him or her at every opportunity.