Behavioural Support Service

Alma Carroll Behavioural Specialist at the Shine Centre gives an insight into behaviour and autism

Alma Carroll

Alma Carroll has been working with children on the Autism Spectrum for 20 years. Alma works as a Behavioural Specialist at the Shine Centre in Cork having previously held the position of Deputy Manager of the Shine Early Intervention Unit. Alma also worked in an ABA school for 7 years where she received extensive training in Applied Behaviour Analysis and held the position of Supervising Class Teacher. Alma holds a degree from University College Cork in Psychology and Sociology and holds a Post Grad in Social Science from the Open University. She is currently completing a Higher Diploma in Coaching Psychology in UCC. Alma has also completed courses in PECS, Lámh and Occupational Therapy. Alma has a particular interest in Behaviour Management and lectures on both Early Intervention and Behaviour Management on the Autism Studies course in the College of Commerce. She also delivers workshops on Behaviour Management in Autism for parents and educators and Autism Awareness workshops for companies and organisations in Cork.

Purpose:

These Behaviour presentations give an insight into why people with autism can behave differently. The reasons why challenging behaviours occur  and the functions of these behaviours are defined and explained. Practical ways of analysing behaviour are discussed and demonstrated. Examples of behaviours are presented and interventions for each of the functions of behaviour are examined.

Please click on the link to view the video presentation:

Part 1:   Understanding Behaviour

 

Part 2:   Causes of Behaviour:

 

Part 3:   How to change Behaviour

 

Part 4:   Functions of Behaviour

NEWSLETTER SIGNUP

For all the latest news & information sign up to our newsletter

LATEST POSTS

LATEST TWITTER POSTS

VIEW ALL TWEETS

FACEBOOK

VIEW ALL POSTS