Oppositional Defiant Disorder (Interventions (Develop a self-esteem…
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Develop a self-esteem programme and explicitly teach social skills.
Have an optional exit strategy in place for the student (e.g. student has a red card).
Programmes that deal with anger management and foster emotional intelligence can be effective for these students.
Be aware that structure is required throughout the school day, including during non-structured periods such as break times.
Minimise transitions and where transitions are necessary ensure they are clearly signalled. Consider the use of a song, a sound, a gesture or an object.
Allow students to help others in their areas of strength.
Reward the student after short periods of success.
dentify what triggers the student’s behaviour: look at the antecedents (what happened before the problem behaviour), the behaviour, and the consequences of the behaviour. This is referred to as the ABC
What it is
A parent with history of ADHD, ODD or CD
A parent with a mood disorder
A parent with a problem with Substance abuse and drinking
Impairment in the part of the brain responsible
for reasoning, judgment, and impulse control
Exposure to toxins
May be caused by an additional learning disability (ex. ADHD)
lack of supervision
A neglectful or absent parent
A difficulty or inability to form social
relationships or process social cues
A poor relationship with one or more parent
Symptoms (must be present for 6 months)
Frequent temper tantrums
Deliberately annoying and upsetting each other
Blaming others for mistakes
Often touchy or annoyed of others
Any child who is disagreeable will fall under this category of disability
Typically, children with ODD do not participate in delinquent behaviour
Girls can show symptoms of ODD differently than boys. Girls comes through words.
ODD commonly coexists with other disorders. These include: ADHD, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, language disorders, and learning disorders.