Perseverative, Obsessive & Upsetting Behaviors

The special education resources on this page were authored by Watson Institute’s special education consultants and faculty.

These behavior stories may benefit your students.  They can be downloaded, saved and edited to suit your needs.  The * notation indicates the story is  formatted in a Power Point presentation and the ** notation indicates a Power Point with sound narration.  Each Power Point has animation included on each slide.  Some occur automatically – some occur on a “click”.  Feel free to send comments or questions to [email protected]

Walking Inside – It’s OK says Sid the Science Kid


Don’t Be Bothered by Little Things

Hair Pulling

It’s OK

My Fingers

Someone is Crying*

Someone is Crying

When Things Go Wrong*

Writing with a Pencil


Sticky Thinking

Sticky Thinking*

When there is an Emergency*

Be Gentle with Babies

Bugs and People’s Personalities

Flushing Toilets

Getting Better

My Letters Don’t Have to be Perfect


Everybody Thinks Differently*

Everybody Thinks Differently

How to Keep Princess Hair Clip Art (Topic: Hair Pulling Disorder, Clip Art Illustrations)

How to Keep Princess Hair (Topic: Hair Pulling Disorder, Template for Personalized Photos)

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