Good day! I gave a staff training yesterday on "behavior is communication," and used your What's a "Behavior"? article. I personally enjoyed the article and felt I had to share it with my staff. We took turns reading a paragraph and it was a great opening for the training. I also used it to close the training. As a result of your article, I've instructed staff to no longer say, "He had a behavior," but to say instead, "He was trying to communicate something." Your article was very concrete, informative, and brief (which is great for my staff). Everyone was able to understand it and relate to it. Thank you, and keep your beautiful words of wisdom coming!
Lauren Donato, Applied Behavioral Science Specialist,Young Adult Institute, Natl. Institute for People with Disabilities, Brooklyn Regional Psychologist
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