Positive behavioral support: including people with difficult behavior in the community

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Lynn Kern Koegel, Robert L. Koegel, Glen Dunlap
P.H. Brookes, Jan 1, 1996 - Family & Relationships - 510 pages
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People with challenging behavior can be fully included at home, at school, and in the community if they receive the right supports. Based on solid research, this text offers specific intervention techniques for young children, elementary or secondary students, and adults. You'll address- family issues like increasing positive caregiver-child interactions and providing family education and support- education issues like creating environments that support students' communication, reducing corporal punishment, and developing positive relationships between caregivers and school districts- social inclusion issues like fostering relationships, integrating naturalistic language, and teaching symbolic play and social interaction skills- community inclusion issues like understanding the context of behavior, educating team members to provide positive behavioral supports, and implementing "life coaching" and person-centered planningenhanced with compelling case studies and helpful chartsand graphs, this is your research-based guide to putting nonaversive inclusion strategies to work in school, at home, and in the community.

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About the author (1996)

LYNN KERN KOEGEL is one of the world's foremost experts on the treatment of autism. She and her husband, Robert L. Koegel, Ph.D., founded the renowned Autism Research Center at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Californian, Santa Barbara. She lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Robert L. Koegel, Ph.D., is Professor of Special Education, Disability, and Risk Studies in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Glen Dunlap, Ph.D., is a Research Professor at the University of South Florida, where he works on several research training and demonstration projects in the areas of positive behavior support, child protection, early intervention, developmental disabilities and family support.