If you see a challenging behaviour, and your formal ABA strategies don’t work to reduce it. Try something different. Same ABA logic. Different flavors.
The 4-D’s: Detach – Deform – Demonstrate – Declare
Detach: Detach emotionally from the stress. Your student does not purposely make you mad. The child must have something to say.
Deform: Break down the situation into A-B-C. What is the motive? What is the behaviour? What does the child want by doing this?
Demonstrate: Show the student what to say or do to get what s/he wants.
Declare: Officially praise the student for his or her success in doing the appropriate behaviour.
Hope you like this idea of “ABA Made Simple”.