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bennettmc
Re: Fixing Behaviors
Tue Jun 16, 2015 14:55
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This concept really stood out to me as well. It also helped me understand my own misconceptions about individuals with ASD and how these misconceptions display them in a negative way. This also goes along with the point he made about labeling, which really stood out to me as well. When we label, we don't ask why, which causes us to not look for ways to help these individuals. This is incorrect thinking and hurts everyone all around.

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