A Handy Reference Guide that Explains Behaviors Associated with Autism, Asperger's, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and other Special Needs
Author: Beth Aune,Beth Burt,Peter Gennaro
Quickly find an in‐the‐moment solution! Now more than ever, states are mandating that children with special needs be included in the general education classroom. As a result, all educational professionals, from teachers to administrators, need specific training on how to handle unusual behaviors. This book builds on the success of the first one by expanding the focus from within the classroom to all areas of the school environment - in the hallways, cafeteria, and auditorium, on the playground, and in therapy sessions during the school day. See a particular behavior? Look it up! Director of special education Peter Gennaro, occupational therapist Beth Aune, and special needs mom and advocate Beth Burt collectively address and solve problematic behaviors relating to: Leaving the classroom without permission Lack of focus in whole group instruction Out-of-seat behavior In-seat behavior Difficulty completing independent work Meltdowns Difficulty organizing materials Classroom celebrations Unsafe or inappropriate use of equipment “Aggressive” behavior on the playground or during PE Difficulty joining in group activities/isolating Challenges with turn-taking Being a poor sport And many others!