A boy in school uniform is sitting on a mound of grass with his back to the camera. His head is in his hands.
Behaviour is a Way of Communicating Unmet Needs
Some students with disabilities use behaviour that can be described as ‘difficult’, ‘hard to manage’, ‘aggressive’ or ‘challenging’. This choice of language reflects an underlying yet misguided belief that the student has control over his/her decisions and teachers may respond with a punitive approach to attempt to manage the behaviour