Including People with Difficult Behavior in the Community
Positive Behavioral Support
Special Education
This strategy-packed resource offers innovative intervention techniques and explores the planning and assistance needed to fully include individuals with challenging behavior at home, at school, and in the community.
62286 978-1-55766-228-6
1996 528
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This strategy-packed resource demonstrates how people with challenging behavior can be fully included at home, at school, and in the community. Based on solid research, it offers state-of-the-art intervention techniques and explores the planning and assistance needed to implement nonaversive inclusion strategies. Compelling case studies that illustrate successful integration make this person- and family-centered book essential for everyone involved with people with difficult behavior.

Section I: Family Issues and Family Support

  1. Parent Education for Prevention and Reduction of Severe Problem Behaviors
    Lynn Kern Koegel, Robert L. Koegel, Diane Kellegrew, and Kimberly Mullen
  2. Early Intervention and Serious Problem Behaviors: A Comprehensive Approach
    Glen Dunlap and Lise Fox
  3. Developing Long-Term Reciprocal Interactions Between Parents and Their Young Children with Problematic Behavior
    David P. Wacker, Stephanie Peck, K. Mark Derby, Wendy Berg, and Jay Harding
  4. Contextual Fit for Behavioral Support Plans: A Model for "Goodness of Fit"
    Richard W. Albin, Joseph M. Lucyshyn, Robert H. Horner, and K. Brigid Flannery
  5. Group Action Planning as a Strategy for Providing Comprehensive Family Support
    Ann P. Turnbull and H. Rutherford Turnbull, III
Discussion: Norris G. Haring and Gigi De Vault

Section II: Education Issues
  1. A Gift from Alex—The Art of Belonging: Strategies for Academic and Social Inclusion
    Cheryl Nickels
  2. How Everyday Environments Support Children's Communication
    Ann P. Kaiser and Peggy P. Hester
  3. New Structures and Systems Change for Comprehensive Positive Behavioral Support
    Wayne Sailor
  4. Reducing Corporal Punishment with Elementary School Students Using Behavioral Diagnostic Procedures
    Connie C. Taylor and Jon S. Bailey
  5. Coordinating Preservice and In-Service Training of Early Interventionists to Serve Preschoolers Who Engage in Challenging Behavior
    Joe Reichle, Mary McEvoy. Carol Davis, Elisabeth Rogers, Kathleen Feeley, Susan Johnston, and Kathleen Wolff
  6. Avoiding Due Process Hearings: Developing an Open Relationship Between Parents and School Districts
    William L.E. Dussault
Discussion: Lynn Kern Koegel and Robert L. Koegel

Section III: Social Inclusion
  1. Social Relationships, Influential Variables, and Change Across the Life Span
    Craig H. Kennedy and Tiina Itkonen
  2. Examining Levels of Social Inclusion within an Integrated Preschool for Children with Autism
    Frank W. Kohler, Phillip S. Strain, and Denise D. Shearer
  3. On the Importance of Integrating Naturalistic Language, Social Intervention, and Speech-Intelligibility Training
    Stephen M. Camarata
  4. Alternative Applications of Pivotal Response Training: Teaching Symbolic Play and Social Interaction Skills
    Laura Schreibman, Aubyn C. Stahmer, and Karen L. Pierce
Discussion: Glen Dunlap

Section IV: Community Inclusion
  1. The Relationship Between Setting Events and Problem Behavior: Expanding Our Understanding of Behavioral Support
    Robert H. Horner, Bobbie J. Vaughn, H. Michael Day, and William R. Ard, Jr.
  2. Contextual influences on Problem Behavior in People with Developmental Disabilities
    Edward G. Carr, Christine E. Reeve, and Darlene Magito-McLaughlin
  3. Get a Life! Positive Behavioral Intervention for Challenging Behavior Through Life Arrangement and Life Coaching
    Todd Risley
  4. Person-Centered Planning
    Don Kincaid
  5. A Team Training Model for Building the Capacity to Provide Positive Behavioral Supports in Inclusive Settings Jacki L. Anderson, Audrey Russo, Glen Dunlap, and Richard W. Albin
Discussion: Gail McGee


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: Mental Retardation - January 1, 1997
"Readers who are interested in new ideas and general trends . . . will find this book stimulating and informative."