Behaviour 101! Dr. Susan Fawcett, DSRF's Director of Therapy, Behaviour and Family Support, walks parents through the behavioural basics, including the functions of problem behaviour and the behavioural characteristics most common in children with Down syndrome.
Resources discussed in the video:
Fidler, D. J. (2005). The emerging Down syndrome behavioral phenotype in early childhood: Implications for practice. Infants & Young Children, 18(2), 86-103.
Patel, L., Wolter-Warmerdam, K., Leifer, N., & Hickey, F. (2018). Behavioral characteristics of individuals with Down syndrome. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 11(3), 221-246.
Wishart, J. (2001). Motivation and learning styles in young children with Down syndrome. Down syndrome Research and practice, 7(2), 47-51.