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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

Related Behaviors
The Blabbermouth
The Blurter
The Interrupter
The Noisemaker
Behaviors At School

The Talker

Behavior: Specific attitudes and actions of this child at home and/or at school.

  • A compulsive talker. Loves to talk, and engages in the practice with one and all constantly.

  • Talks to teachers continually.

  • Talks to other students continually.

  • Will even talk to him/herself.

  • Makes irrelevant comments-at inappropriate times.

  • A poor listener.

  • Often does not realize that he/she is talking.

  • When teacher corrects, says, "I wasn't talking to him; he was talking to me."

  • Has a short attention span.

  • Craves attention.

  • Lacks interest and is very poorly motivated.

  • Poorly prepared for class and seldom does class work thoroughly or carefully.