Episode 11: Understanding the Functions of Behavior

Check out the full podcast to learn everything you need to know about understanding the functions of behavior and interventions to match.

In this episode, Abby dives into the reasons why behavior happens. Behavior never happens out of the blue or in isolation, but for one of four reasons: attention, escape, sensory, or gaining access. In addition to talking about these she also provides some interventions you can do.

Episode Highlights:

  • Why figuring out the function is essential to stopping behaviors
  • The two most prevalent functions we see
  • Interventions for each

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