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Behavior as a Form of Communication

Rosemary Alexander and Caroline Nelson sat down to discuss a variety of topics. In this clip, Rosemary shares a personal experience with her son and talks about how changing how people think and talk about challenging behavior can be effective towards positive behavior change.

About the Experts

Rosemary Alexander
Rosemary Alexander, Pathways to Adulthood Transition Team Coordinator
Rosemary coordinates the Transition Program for families of youth and young adults and provides parent support.
Caroline Nelson
Caroline Nelson, Eanes ISD Child Find Coordinator
Caroline was the Transition Specialist and family liaison in Eanes ISD in Austin for many years. She now has a private practice as a lawyer working for students with disabilities, their families, and school districts. Her experience and expertise includes person-centered transition planning and processes, facilitated ARD/IEP process, parent and teacher training, mediation, and other collaborative approaches to dispute resolution.​