Teach manding (requesting) skills . Consequence Clause: A clause that identifies specific consequences that will be Identifying the function of behavior helps to prevent problem behavior, ensure consistency, and improve the classroom experience. Set up routine of regular attention delivery. The four functions of behavior are sensory stimulation, escape, access to attention, and access to tangibles. Strategies used to decrease or terminate students’ demonstration of a challenging behavior, including time-out or loss of privileges. Parents often struggle with how to handle their kids at home as they don’t understand why their kids engage in challenging behaviors like self-biting, headbanging, throwing into tantrums, breaking things, and more. activity/object/event (access to tangibles). Consequence Strategy - Cuing •Teach using role play •To stop challenging behavior –Say the student’s name quietly –Touch your earlobe –Place sticky note on student’s desk •When cuing doesn’t work, consider using a distractor –“James, I need your help with something.” –“Devaughn, will you help me determine which activity At times, it can start from simple tantrums to a potentially full-blown outburst. Functions of Behavior: Attention • When an individual engages in problem behavior, they often receive attention • Direct Attention: verbal reprimand, attempts to soothe or distract, etc. 4. The access to such items may be more reinforcing than they ought to be due to a lack of Ch staff denying him an additional can of coke, staff preventing him putting pictures on his wall and staff informing him the theme park activity was over. So, the first step in addressing a student’s behavior is to systematically examine the variables that influence their interactions within the environment during the FBA. Give 8 positive comments to every negative 1. Access to Tangibles is the function any time a behavior is reinforced by an individual engaging in behavior to gain access to something physical. Attention Access to Tangibles Escape/ Avoidance Automatic – Self/Sensory Stimulation Prevention Strategies Teach manding (requesting) skills. When challenging, behaviors are positively reinforced, they continue to occur or be maintained by gaining access to attention, tangibles, or sensory stimulation. • (access to) Tangibles October 2017 Terminology. could be access to attention, tangibles, a preferred activity, or sensory stimulation (positive reinforcement), or to avoid a task, specific environment or situation, social interaction, or unpleasant sensory stimulation. Consequences can be positive or negative. This occurs when he has been refused an item e.g. Consequences: Events that occur after the demonstration of any behavior. • Indirect Attention: a startle response, a quick glance, etc. 5. The behavior screener will assign scores relative to how each of the four functions is represented in each student’s behavior. Tangibles can be toys, food, or even something that doesn’t seem very fun. We’ve all seen children go through stages of being very interested in everyday items.