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Many young children have emotional outbursts, but behaviour can become challenging when it happens frequently or repetitively or it is harmful to the child, the parent or other people.
All children are different so there isn’t one answer. Some of the tips below might help you find a solution that works for your child.
Does your child’s behaviour seriously impact on family life and his or her ability to learn?
Challenging behaviour can be the result of certain medical conditions. Difficult behaviour can sometimes be resolved using simple strategies. You should not feel embarrassed asking for help.
A doctor, health visitor or your child’s school might refer you to:
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