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Tricky Moments

Tricky moments

  Hints and tips for managing your child's challenging behaviour


This booklet was written with parents of children with learning disabilities and/or autism in mind. However many of the suggestions will be helpful whether your child has a disability or not.

The practical tips and strategies contained in this booklet have been tried and tested by parents, teachers and other professionals in Perth and Kinross, and at, all of whom are concerned about coping with and managing the challenging behaviour of their own children or the young people with whom they work. A big thank you to everyone who contributed their ideas, time and enthusiasm to the development of this resource.
Please try out our tips and hopefully there will be something that will work for you and your family. Remember that these are ideas and suggestions that have worked for others but there are no guarantees that they will be effective with your child. Children and young people are all individuals and will react differently to different strategies. The age of your child will also make a difference.
So just have some fun with the ideas and let us know what works best for you and your child. And if you have any good tips that aren’t contained in this booklet, we would love to hear them!
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