Peat NI

Case Studies

This section features some successes as shared by PEAT families. These will be updated regularly so if you have a story you want to share please forward them to PEAT.



10th August 2017

Challenging Behaviour

Challenging behaviour is functional, serving legitimate needs. 99% of the time it serves as a way of communicating these needs. The challenge is working out what is being said, why and creatively changing conditions so that challenging behaviour is no longer necessary or is replaced by more socially acceptable skills.

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19th September 2014

Scissor Happy!

This is an example of how by implementing a procedure of small steps a child with autism can successfully get a haircut.

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19th September 2014

Yum Yum - I love my food!

A brief case study on a successful increasing food acceptance programme in a young boy with Autism.

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19th September 2014

No more nappies!

Taking away the complexity of toilet training; this case study shows the success of one child with Autism for independent toileting.

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19th September 2014

"That's a bad word!"

We all like to vent off! However, when the choice of words used restricts your access to friends other words need to be said instead. This is an example of how a young boy who excessively swore was given another way of communicating with his family and friends.

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19th September 2014

Preparing for independent living

This study shows the progress of a young man with an acquired brain injury following a programme to target his independent living skills.

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Videos - PEAT Services & Airport Travel

Videos are a powerful medium for giving information. Here are some videos about the work and services of PEAT as well as some helpful clips.

PEAT Video 

Video clips Part 1 to Part 5 detail the work and services of PEAT that you may find useful to watch.

  1. Video 1
  2. Video 2
  3. Video 3
  4. Video 4
  5. Video 5

See all our videos on Youtube

Autism in the Air

'Autism in the Air' is a video specifically designed for individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families to help alleviate some of the stress that families who have a child with autism experience when travelling by air.

  1. Arriving at the Airport
  2. Going through security
  3. The Departure Lounge
  4. On the Plane


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