Discouraging throwing Print
Written by Shirley Quemby Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Throwing may be only a short term phase but can be difficult to restrict. The Austrailian group, 'Down Syndrome Victoria' have published a useful document including a number of suggestions.

http://www.dsav.asn.au/Sharon/Throwing.pdf

Working out a cause is the first prompt, then various methods our outlined in which to reduce the cause. Those watching must be careful not to be extending the duration of the behaviour by laughing or picking things up!

(From dsOK newsletter 24, April 2010)