Identify types of challenging behaviours

Types of challenging behaviour include:

 

  • Self-injury (e.g. headbutting a wall, biting own arm)
  • Aggressive behaviour (e.g. hitting, screaming, verbal abuse, spitting towards others etc.)
  • Inappropriate sexual behaviour (e.g. masturbating in public, exposing genitals etc.)
  • Damage to property (e.g. breaking windows, kicking in doors, smashing up guitars etc.)
  • Stealing