More Behavior Solutions In and Beyond the Inclusive Classroom

More Behavior Solutions In and Beyond the Inclusive Classroom


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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, 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 P.E.
  • Difficulty joining in group activities/isolating
  • Challenges with turn-taking
  • Being a poor sport
  • And many others!
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781935274483
    Publisher: Future Horizons, Inc.
    Publication date: 10/24/2011
    Pages: 110
    Sales rank: 1,147,833
    Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)

    About the Author

    Beth Aune, OTR/L currently has a private practice as a pediatric occupational therapist in the Coachella Valley area. She and her dedicated staff provide intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities, and other diagnoses in a variety of environments: early intervention in the home, for general and special education students in the school setting, and in the clinical setting. Beth has developed and presented numerous workshops and trainings for parents and educators that focus on the care and treatment of children with disabilities. She is passionate about her profession as an occupational therapist and considers it a calling. She lives in Palm Desert with her three children.
    Beth Burt currently resides in Southern California with her husband, their two sons, two cats, and a dog. Because of her experience with her own children, one with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the other with a learning disability, she became an advocate. She has over thirteen years of experience collaborating and advocating on the behalf of students with ASD and other disorders. She has been actively involved in numerous task forces and committees related to children, disabilities, and education. She has presented numerous times in Southern California to colleges, conferences, parent groups, and businesses. She is currently President of the Inland Empire Autism Society and is a board member of the Autism Society California and Visions R Us, a nonprofit organization that assists young adults with special needs in making the transition from high school to desired employment.
    Peter Gennaro is currently the Director of Special Education for the Alvord Unified School District in Southern California. He served as Special Education Coordinator and as Program/Inclusion Specialist prior this. As a teacher, he taught classes for students with emotional disturbances and has taught direct service special education classes consisting of students with varying disabilities. In his current position he continues to work closely with teachers, service providers, and families to develop and implement successful student programs.

    Table of Contents

    Section One: Inside the Classroom
    Leaving the Classroom without Permission
    Lack of Focus in Whole Group Instruction
    Out-of-Seat Behavior
    In-Seat Behavior
    Difficulty Completing Independent Work
    Difficulty Organizing Materials
    Classroom Celebrations
    Section Two: Outside the Classroom
    Riding the Bus
    Getting Off the Bus and Out of the Car
    Pull-Out Services
    End of the School Day
    Computer Lab
    Section Three: PE and Play
    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
    Section Four: Passing Periods
    Getting in Line
    Staying with the Group
    Getting to Class on Time
    Restroom Issues
    Section Five: Lunchtime and Snack
    Messy Eater
    Avoids Group at Snack and Lunch
    Managing Trays and Packaging
    Section Six: Communicating Solutions for Behavior Problems
    Communication Strategies for Special Ed Case Managers
    Communication Strategies for Administration
    Communication Strategies for General Education Teachers
    Communication Strategies for DIS Providers
    Appendix A: Visual Supports
    Appendix B: Movement Breaks Inside and Outside the Classroom
    Appendix C: Oral Sensory Strategies
    Appendix D: Home-School Communication Log Sample
    Additional Resources
    About the Authors

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    More Behavior Solutions in and Beyond the Inclusive Classroom 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    There is not much information in this book. The most valuable information in it is the sources hey cited at the end, there are many quality books listed there. This book was not even worth the $10 I soent on it.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Do not waste the money it gave solutions that were very general and offers no real insight as to why they are doing the behavior