Here you will find all resources that feed into the Challenging Behaviour section of the Autism Wheel. Useful information Behaviour Diary ABC Behaviour chart This ABC chart can be used to record behavioural concerns. A stands for antecedents, that…Challenging Behaviour - Information for at Home Autism and Behaviours that Challenge Behaviour that challenges can be a consequence of the child having ‘an intense…Example 5 Point Scale - Anger RATING LOOKS LIKE I CAN TRY TO VERY ANGRY 5 I might throw things I might run into…Getting Support for Autism There are a number of ways you can get support. Family Information Service Offers information, guidance and signposting to…How to use traffic lights Traffic Lights help you: Say what you mean Show what you mean You will need Traffic lights cards…Identifying the Purpose of the Challenging Behaviour Behaviour has a purpose. It can be a way of communicating needs and feelings Rule out any medical…The Incredible 5-Point scale It is not uncommon for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to have problems with social competence and…Incredible 5 Point Scale Fact Sheet The Incredible 5 Point Scale is used to assist students in becoming aware of their emotions, such as…Managing Oppositional Behaviour by Options Autism Introduction Oppositional behaviour is a core feature of child development. It represents the testing of boundaries by children…Physical challenging behaviour Physical challenging behaviour includes biting, pinching, slapping, spitting and hair pulling. Possible Causes There may be medical, sensory,…Positive paths to positive behaviour by Options Autism Introduction “One day, the Wind and the Sun were arguing about who was stronger. The Wind thought, with…Pica - eating non food items Pica refers to eating or mouthing non-edible items, such as stones, dirt, metal, faeces. The reason a person…Resourceful books about Anger Books offering advice regarding Anger Management A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger: A Resource…Self-injurious behaviour Self-injurious behaviour is where a person physically harms themselves. It's sometimes called self-harm. This might be head banging…Smearing The reason a person on the autism spectrum might smear their faeces could be medical, sensory or behavioural…Understanding emotions and regulating behaviour by Options Autism Introduction The brain relies on intricate wiring to process and transmit information. However for people who experience developmental…Understanding Feelings and Emotions Please use the dropdowns below to find information regarding understanding feelings and emotions.