Challenging Behaviour

Managing Challenging Behaviour

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What is Challenging Behaviour?

The term ‘challenging behaviour’ has been used to refer to difficult or problem behaviours. Challenging behaviour typically risks the safety of the individual or others and has a significant impact on the person’s or other people’s quality of life.

Challenging Behaviour in MPS Diseases

Challenging behaviour is typically manifested in MPS III, Sanfilippo Disease, although it may also be seen in MPS II, Hunter Disease where there is involvement of the Central Nervous System (CNS).

For more practical on prevention, communication and advice on practical supportwe have published a booklet on Behaviour Management in the MPS and related diseases which is available to download, purchase online or order direct from the MPS office.