Discomfort and neglect
Health and wellbeing
Food and eating
School and education
Employment and money
Socialising and relationships
The need for routine and sameness– this means that a child is more likely to balk at new food simply because it is new.
Limitations in variety
A lack of responsiveness to social approval- the child is less likely to seek approval from a parent, and therefore is unlikely to eat the food just to please the parent.
The intensity of the child’s refusal behaviours – the refusal doesn’t just stop with 'no' . It lead to tantrums and extreme rage.
Understand unwritten social rules
Recognise how someone else is feeling
To prepare for change and planning for the future
Spend a lot of time in the company of others
Express their feelings or needs
Not knowing what to expect
Reduce distractions and stay on task
Assist with the communication of rules and other information
Give a person choices with which they can interact.
Posture and body movements