Functional behavioral assessments

What this article is about: This article provides a brief overview of functional behavioral assessments and provides links to resources where you can find more information and support.

Your child’s teacher may be reporting that your child’s behavior in class is a distraction.  Perhaps you are at the end of your rope on how to manage your child’s behaviors at home and at school.  If so, it might be time to request a functional behavior assessment (FBA).  This guide from Understood.org walks you through the process in easy-to-understand language.

Vanderbilt University: Behavior Management