Working with Perfectionist Anxiety
Excerpt: Many persons with developmental disabilities will not attempt to do things unless they are certain that they know exactly what is expected, and that they can actually accomplish what is expected. They “lock in” on their “concrete” and “literal” interpretation of the “rules”,
Overcoming Resistive Behavior by Letting it be Their Idea!
...correction or any sense of failure to meet expectations. In situiations where the individual who is prompt dependent is responding to step-by-step, one-on-one guidance it is only necessary to approach him/her with clear expectations at his/her immediate level of need. Downloads PDF...
How to Divert Someone You Cannot Confront Without An Explosion?
Excerpt: Many individuals with organic brain dysfunction experience extreme emotional arousal when they feel “cornered” by an expectation or a question about what they are doing and why. When confused or uncertain, some people immediately become threatening and aggressive as a means of protecti