What is a meltdown?
- Screaming, shouting
- Repeating themselves
- Throwing things, smashing things
- Hitting themselves or others, biting
- Running, usually away from other people
- Complete reclusiveness, refusing to talk or communicate
- No eye contact
- Running away from you
- Covering their eyes and ears
Tips in Overcoming Meltdowns
1. Identify and remove the triggers.
- Flashing lights