Addressing the Unproductive Classroom Behaviours of Students with Special Needs
*Shortlisted for the 2011 NASEN Award 'Book to Promote Professional Development'* Certain classroom behaviours can signify an underlying learning disability. This book will help you recognise potential indicators of Asperger Syndrome, dyslexia, dyspraxia, AD/HD, physical disabilities and speech and language disorders; explores the benefits of different interventions; and offers practical strategies for improving pupils' behaviours, social skills and self-esteem. This book contains: - A simple-to-use screener for initial identification of a pupil's specific learning disability - A practical and simple structure for monitoring classroom behaviours and creating an Individual Behaviour Plan - Tried-and-tested teacher strategies for common areas of concern, such as problems staying on task, inability to work on group tasks and failure to seek help when needed - Key educational theories to help teachers understand and influence classroom behaviours, and further develop classroom management skills for addressing the behaviours of special needs pupils. This practical, accessible book is an essential tool kit for special educational needs coordinators, learning support staff and teachers in both primary and secondary schools.
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ability accepted by peer Accepting criticism ADHD adults appropriate Asperger syndrome attributional style bad behaviour despite behaviour despite correction Chapter characteristics child class 14 class 22 class 33 Classroom Behaviours List comments in class Completing written tasks correct equipment criticism from peers criticism from teacher deficit difficulties 27 disorder Displays sudden emotional Displays sudden verbal Distracts other students dyslexic dyspraxia example Fiddles with pencils focus during tasks group outside classroom inappropriate comments Inclusive Classroom individual instruction intelligence interaction intervention learning support assistant lesson Limited participation Loses focus Majika maths mind map Misinterprets social communication multi-purpose tack negative participation in social peer group Persists with bad Prader-Willi syndrome praise problem pupils with special quietly from task response seek help self-concept self-esteem Seligman social competence social skills special needs spelling Steve Chinn 2010 students with special sudden verbal outbursts task before starting Tourette syndrome Transactional Analysis understand Withdraws quietly