Infographic: Supporting Positive Behavior in Kids with Down Syndrome

Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities Council member Andrew Crim developed an infographic “Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome: Respond, but Don’t React!” The infographic is below.

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This resource was inspired by – and adapted from – Dr. David Stein’s “Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome: The Respond but Don’t React Method,” which uses proven strategies to help parents of children and teens with Down syndrome navigate some of the unique challenges they face. The infographic provides quick tips for parents to identify the factors that influence their child’s behavior and possible responses that encourage positive outcomes. This resource covers:

  • the facts about how the brains of kids with Down syndrome can affect how they think, talk, and act;
  • important points and key questions parents can ask themselves to stay focused on providing the right kind of support for their child; and
  • possible strategies for positive intervention.

The infographic is available for download here.

Dr. Stein’s “Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome: The Respond but Don’t React Method” is published by Woodbine House.