I admit this is sticky for them and I sympathize. What do I do with a kid who is actually unable to stop saying things, sounds an inappropriate words. Warning: this post contains graphic language, but it is in an attempt to explain...dont read if offended by naughty words He has this new one that has morphed from the time he was little. I think I had explained in another thread about how he says "lick my p*n*s" which came from when he was in preschool and he imitated everything to the last little detail (eat, sleep, walk, poop, etc.) like a dog and/or cat. People were shocked and so it got reinforced (negatively I understand) but it got attention so it increased. It has come and gone in waves over the years. Now he heard some neuro-typicals in play saying when they were fake upset with eachother "suck my b*lls." He laughed and said "suck my p***s" which is the new rote phrase he says on and off thru the day. I have to balance calling his attention to it in order to stop with not increasing the behavior. So, it was clear on Wed. he was having seizure symptoms and these things get worse when that happens. He said it not in his office area but in the classroom. There is another student there who eggs him on and has been teaching him all kinds of new words so both of them got out of hand. One girl got very very uncomfortable and her parents called. I would have too...need to make sure there is nothing inappriate (or more inappopriate) going on in the class and that these kids are not predators. I got a call that these folks called and so NOW they are deciding to punish him. And it is so logical....they are extending the no going to lunch in the lunch room consequence. For another full WEEK. It will make no connection to him and if it does at all, he still wont be able to stop if those words push out of his brain. I offered to meet with the parents to reassure them. I gave the one admin who understands best permission to tell them more than they would normally do so they can be assured this is not a kid who is not monitored (1:1 aide all the time so no chance of issues to another child) and not from a sick, twisted family. Anyone have a kid who genuinely can't stop verbal outbursts? It has been life long, and varies between sounds and words and lately is this phrase and a grunting sound. So hard to explain to people. and admin always protects those that threaten, I doubt they have said anything to classmate's parents when I complained about his teaching mine about sex words....arrrgggg. sidenote: the phone fear discussion from a few days ago: when my phone rang, heart pound, I answered and it hung up, I called back twice and it hung up twice....called the office and it still did, had to run to the neighbors, they let me use they let me use their phone, and the whole time I felt that adrenalin rush...I HATE that. Finally took battery out of phone and it rebooted...it works now but that was an awful feeling... I am still wound and it was 1 hour ago.