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 what the student is doing? Yes or No