The web is a great tool for acquiring information through various web sites on just about anything your mind can wonder. When it comes to looking for professional information regarding Behavior Management, the web can be a wonderful place to start exploring all of your options listed on hundreds of behavior management web sites. If you are here on this web site, you’ve already taken a great first step in the right direction.
As with all others subject of information found on the web, it is very important to be a little weary of what you find, as even behavior management web sites can carry inaccurate information. You must be able to separate good information, from unfounded claims, “miraculous cures”, pseudo-science, and other types of “snake oil”. Unfortunately, a parent dealing with a child suffering from a behavior disorder may not be thinking clearly, and there are those always willing to take advantage of people who are vulnerable. Beware of any behavior management web site offering any kind of “cure” for a learning disorder. Chances are they cannot substantiate their claims with any clinical findings from legitimate medical or psychological journals therefore they are selling you the dream of a better child not a legitimate behavior management solution.
You should also bear in mind that a behavior management web site asking you to pay for a subscription to obtain information on a behavior management program should be avoided. There are plenty of excellent behavior management web sites offering dependable and free information. One such site that has no agenda and a wealth of information is operated by the Governments Department of Health and Human Services. It is the National Mental Health Information Center, http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/ There you will find clinically proven information based on the findings of the latest research into mental health, behavior disorders, and behavior management. There are also valuable links to other trusted websites and dozens of free government fact sheets all designed to answer questions, and point you in the right direction to get the help you and your family need.