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Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome

The Respond but Don't React Method
David Stein, Psy.D.




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isbn 978-1-60613-263-0
2016
Paperback
6" x 9"
140 pages

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About the Author

Dr. David Stein is a pediatric psychologist specializing in neuropsychological testing, assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders, and behavioral and cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Stein is the founder of New England Neurodevelopment, LLC, in Concord, MA.

He was on the faculty of Boston Children's Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School from 2010 to 2016. Dr. Stein has spoken nationally and internationally regarding neurodevelopment and related disorders. He is the author of several scholarly articles, chapters, and this book.

Dr. Stein is a graduate of Tufts University and William James College. He completed his APA Internship in Child Psychology at Harvard Medical School/The Cambridge Hospital and his post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at Boston Children's Hospital & Harvard Medical School. ​

A child doesn't want to leave the toy store, so he stops and flops. Another bolts across a busy parking lot, turns and smiles at his mom. An eighteen-year-old student bursts into tears when asked to change activities at school. Sound familiar?

These and other common behavior issues in children with Down syndrome can quickly become engrained and may even persist into adulthood. No parent wants that to happen, and thankfully, help is available! Dr. David Stein, a psychologist and founder of New England Neurodevelopment, LLC, in Concord, Massachusetts, shares his approach to behavior management in this new book for parents.

Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome examines how the brain of a person with Down syndrome works, how those differences impact behavior, and why bad behavior should not be viewed as a willful act. Governed by this new awareness, parents are in a better position to change and manage their child’s behavior using these guiding principles:

  • Be proactive, not reactive
  • Be consistent
  • Use visual schedules & Social Stories to direct behavior
  • Develop a token reward chart
  • Keep gut reactions in check
  • Teach siblings to ignore bad behavior
  • Learn effective disciplinary techniques
  • Know when professional help is needed
Some of these parenting concepts are intuitive, others are not, but when they are followed consistently, children and teens with Down syndrome do their best behaviorally and the parent-child relationship remains as positive and loving as it should be.

 
   
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