Ask Dr Doreen 11 28 23 Topic: Challenging Behaviors

Autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers questions from around the world about successfully dealing with challenging behavior. Dr. Doreen answers questions about eloping, masturbation in public places, spitting, swearing and hair pulling. They key to understanding any behavior is to understand WHY the behavior is happening. It is never random, there is always a reason for the behavior and when we understand the individual’s need we can help them to successfully get their needs met without causing harm to themselves and others.

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