Behavior Supports

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Special Education Information

Adaptive Behavior star
Adaptive behavior skills are essential to surviving everyday living. The ability to care for oneself can make the difference between depending on yourself for daily living or the need to be supported by others. Skills necessary for living independently include ten skill areas.

Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Young Children with Challenging Behaviors star[offsite link]
The Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Young Children with Challenging Behavior is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs to raise the awareness and implementation of positive, evidence-based practices and to build an enhanced and more accessible database to support those practices.

Developing a Positive Attitude Towards IEP’s star
How teacher's can impact the success of IEP's by developing a better understanding, attitude and more effective behavioral modification strategies.

Information on Interim Alternative Educational Placements star[offsite link]

Learned Helplessness star
Is your child feeling hopeless because of their failure to succeed in school? If so, he may be at risk for learned helplessness, which can be a much larger problem.

Overwhelming Odds - The Story of John O’Leary star
Find out the story of John O'Leary who survived a horrendous tragedy and turned it into a story of personal growth and determination while finding the true meaning of lasting happiness and success.

Positive Behavior Support star
A brief overview of positive behavioral supports as a powerful tool for assisting children in overcoming behavior challenges that prevent them from learning and finding success in the school and home environments.

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports star[offsite link]
A methodolog to help make problem behavior less effective, efficient, and relevant, and desired behavior more functional.

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