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Video: Discouraging challenging behaviour: tips in action

1-5 years

This video shows you how to discourage inappropriate or challenging behaviour in children. It covers strategies like empathy, distraction, ignoring, consequences and clear communication with your child about what you expect. You might need to experiment to work out which strategies work best for you and your child.

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