Defiant

Defiant                                                                           

The student may…

  • lash out verbally at others
  • withdraw (emotionally or physically)
  • challenge the authority of the adult
  • refuse to comply with adult requests
  • refuse to follow classroom routines
  • project blame onto others
  • denies the obvious
  • unable to admit a mistake
  • poor judgment
  • Difficulty going from Point A to Point B
  • Enormous energy and persistence
  • Often plays out scenes of control
  • May ask the same question over and over
  • Prefers to focus with intensity on one task
  • Often have only a couple of friends they seek to control
  • Inflexible in their emotions


DOES THIS DESCRIBE THE STUDENT: YES NO