What can be behind my child’s challenging behaviours?
There are many factors that can be contributing to challenging behaviours in young children. Children’s developmental differences are often expressed as challenging behaviours. Looking at the chart below you will see that many behaviours can be indicative of many different behavioural disorders.
It is important to understand the similarities between challenging early childhood behaviours and labels frequently associated with them. Individual symptoms listed below will not be problematic in all children. However they may be indicators of developmental differences. In combinations they can significantly impact the child’s learning.