The PBIS World Book


The student may:

  • Constantly be out of seat walking around, sharpening pencil, going to the bathroom, etc
  • Be fidgety with hands or feet and squirm or reposition constantly in seat
  • Stand up and sit down near desk a lot
  • Often leaves seat in classroom or in other situations in which remaining seated is expected
  • Often run about or climb excessively in situations in which it is inappropriate
  • Often have difficulty playing or engaging in leisure activities quietly
  • Often “on the go” or often acts as if “driven by a motor”
  • Often talks excessively
  • Pester other students continually and be perceived as annoying and irritating
  • Moves arms, shifts body, and plays with objects
  • Need and seek attention from everyone
  • Drop items frequently, flip pencil, tap hand, feet, or objects
  • Have difficulty finishing thoughts and tasks
  • be easily distracted
  • Be unable to follow more than one step directions or get off task in the middle of following a one step direction
  • Be forgetful
  • Stutter, repeat self a lot, say the same phrase or ask the same question over
  • Play roughly