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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 Attention Demander
The Forgetter
The Fun Seeker
The Hider
The Late Arriver
The Noisemaker
The Test Challenger
The Troublemaker
Behaviors At School

The Distracter

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

  • Talks at inappropriate times, and gets others to join in the conversation.

  • Asks questions which are not related to the subject matter.

  • Interrupts during directions.

  • Easily distracted and may play with objects.

  • Has a short attention span.

  • Often relates better to younger students because he/she is not accepted by peers.

  • Seldom totally absorbed in the lesson.

  • Watches others more than he/she participates with others.

  • Behavior is mainly annoying. Seems to be more a social problem than a discipline problem.