Positive Behaviour Strategies to Support Children Young People with Autism

Author: Martin Hanbury
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1849202427
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download and Read
Teachers in mainstream schools are increasingly accommodating pupils on the autistic spectrum in their classrooms, and this books offers advice on one of the most difficult aspects of teaching children and young adults with autism - understanding and managing their often challenging behaviour. This book: o explores issues surrounding behaviour support o supplies INSET materials for developing practice in behaviour management o contains self-audit tools for practitioners o gives practical advice on developing an appropriate learning environment o provides guidance on how to promote positive behaviour o contains tried and tested photocopiable material and practical resources. Essential reading for all teachers and teaching assistants working with pupils on the autistic spectrum, this book is based on the sound advice of an experienced practitioner who understands the reality of managing challenging behaviour in the classroom. Martin Hanbury is head of a special school, a regional tutor on the Webautism course at the University of Birmingham and works for the National Autistic Society.

Autism Spectrum Disorder and De escalation Strategies

Author: Steve Brown
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857009095
Format: PDF, Mobi
Download and Read
This practical guide provides a complete picture of how non-physical and physical interventions can be used to manage behaviour and keep children with autism spectrum disorders or emotional, social and behavioural difficulties safe. With clear advice and strategies that can be easily implemented in practice, Steve Brown explores various options and interventions, and explains how professionals can manage the behaviour of children (aged 3-18) in the safest possible way, promoting assertiveness and confidence. He includes a range of de-escalation and behaviour management strategies, information on risk assessments and legalities, advice on how to create safe spaces, insight into non-verbal communication and positive listening, and an honest and open discussion about the important role of physical interventions and positive handling techniques. Providing clarity and insight into this complex subject, this book will allow professionals working with children and young people with ASD or ESBD to use non-physical interventions with confidence and understand the role of physical interventions as a last resort, within a legal framework.

Educating Children with Autism

Author: Committee on Educational Interventions for Children with Autism
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309210011
Format: PDF
Download and Read
Autism is a word most of us are familiar with. But do we really know what it means? Children with autism are challenged by the most essential human behaviors. They have difficulty interacting with other people-often failing to see people as people rather than simply objects in their environment. They cannot easily communicate ideas and feelings, have great trouble imagining what others think or feel, and in some cases spend their lives speechless. They frequently find it hard to make friends or even bond with family members. Their behavior can seem bizarre. Education is the primary form of treatment for this mysterious condition. This means that we place important responsibilities on schools, teachers and children's parents, as well as the other professionals who work with children with autism. With the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1975, we accepted responsibility for educating children who face special challenges like autism. While we have since amassed a substantial body of research, researchers have not adequately communicated with one another, and their findings have not been integrated into a proven curriculum. Educating Children with Autism outlines an interdisciplinary approach to education for children with autism. The committee explores what makes education effective for the child with autism and identifies specific characteristics of programs that work. Recommendations are offered for choosing educational content and strategies, introducing interaction with other children, and other key areas. This book examines some fundamental issues, including: How children's specific diagnoses should affect educational assessment and planning How we can support the families of children with autism Features of effective instructional and comprehensive programs and strategies How we can better prepare teachers, school staffs, professionals, and parents to educate children with autism What policies at the federal, state, and local levels will best ensure appropriate education, examining strategies and resources needed to address the rights of children with autism to appropriate education. Children with autism present educators with one of their most difficult challenges. Through a comprehensive examination of the scientific knowledge underlying educational practices, programs, and strategies, Educating Children with Autism presents valuable information for parents, administrators, advocates, researchers, and policy makers.

Educating Students on the Autistic Spectrum

Author: Martin Hanbury
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 144629224X
Format: PDF, Docs
Download and Read
The aim of this book is to make sure all students on the Autistic Spectrum are given the opportunity to engage in appropriate teaching and learning experiences. It considers the individual with autism, and offers tried and tested approaches that have worked, giving background information on autism and its impact on the learner. In this new edition, the author has added: - more information on sensory issues - an increasingly holistic view of the student with autism - new ideas for curriculum planning in mainstream settings - advice on multi-professional working - guidance on developing positive working relationships with parents and carers There is a wealth of new electronic material available to download from the SAGE website, including photocopiable materials, PowerPoint presentations and checklists. A must-have resource for all practitioners working with children and young people on the autistic spectrum, this book will improve your inclusive practice and ensure positive outcomes for these children.

Intervention and Support for Parents and Carers of Children and Young People on the Autism Spectrum

Author: Barry Wright
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846426698
Format: PDF
Download and Read
The needs of parents and carers of children on the autism spectrum are not met by conventional parenting strategies. This resource for trainers and facilitators offers the best available knowledge and theories to help them develop an understanding of how their child perceives the world and ultimately improve their family life. The manual is divided into ten sessions that introduce a topic related to autism and Asperger Syndrome, for example, 'mindblindness' and the social world, and strategies to manage individual behaviour. During each session parents are introduced to a new topic and are invited to participate in exercises and group discussions that serve to reinforce the key messages discussed earlier. Each session closes with recommended reading and 'homework'. This manual is a valuable resource for professionals working with parents of children and young people with autism and Asperger Syndrome and is an effective complement to How to Live with Autism and Asperger Syndrome: Practical Strategies for Parents and Professionals published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, which is referenced throughout the resource.

Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High Functioning Autism Asperger Syndrome in the Classroom

Author: Rebecca Moyes
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1846423465
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download and Read
How do teachers and parents of children with autism address a child's social skills? And what do they do about problem behaviors? This book provides possible explanations for these behaviours, and a wealth of practical help for both teachers and parents to address them. Teachers learn how to create environmental supports and how to incorporate specific teaching strategies. Students with autism learn the new skills they might need, and ways of making their behavior more acceptable. This book is full of practical tips on how to tackle different kinds of challenging behaviors both in the classroom and outside it.

Turning the Tables on Challenging Behaviour

Author: Peter Imray
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317374827
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download and Read
Fully updated, and with new sections on behaviourism, attachment disorders, neuro-scientific developments and working with dis-engaged learners, this second edition of Turning the Tables contains real-life case studies, strategies for identification and handy hints and tips throughout. It is the authoritative guide to tackling challenging behaviour and working effectively with children, young people and adults with severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and those on the autistic spectrum with a dual ASD and learning difficulties diagnosis. With a unique approach, the author stresses the need to diagnose not only the correct difficulty but the degree of learning difficulty for a lasting resolution, as well as tackling common behavioural problems such as attention needing and task avoidance. Chapters are split into three specific areas, SLD, PMLD and ASD/SLD, covering: the 'Magnificent Seven' fundamental principles of challenging behaviour strategies for correct identification of the main area of learning difficulty improving teaching methods and strategies to resolve challenging behaviour, including handy hints and tips when things don’t go to plan extensive use of real case studies to illustrate strategies for resolution guidance on writing your own Behaviour Support Plan.? This is a practical and authoritative guide to dealing with the myriad of challenging behaviours that constantly puzzle practitioners. It is an essential read for all professionals, parents and carers working with children, young people and adults with SLD, SLD/ASD and PMLD.

Handbook of Positive Behavior Support

Author: Wayne Sailor
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387096329
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download and Read
A revolution in working with difficult students began during the 1980s, with a dramatic shift away from dependence on simply punishing bad behavior to reinforcing desired, positive behaviors of children in the classroom. With its foundation in applied behavior analysis (ABA), positive behavior support (PBS) is a social ecology approach that continues to play an increasingly integral role in public education as well as mental health and social services nationwide. The Handbook of Positive Behavior Support gathers into one concise volume the many elements of this burgeoning field and organizes them into a powerful, dynamic knowledge base – theory, research, and applications. Within its chapters, leading experts, including the primary developers and researchers of PBS: (1) Review the origins, history, and ethical foundations of positive behavior support. (2) Report on applications of PBS in early childhood and family contexts, from Head Start to foster care to mental health settings to autism treatment programs. (3) Examine school-based PBS used to benefit all students regardless of ability or conduct. (4) Relate schoolwide PBS to wraparound mental health services and the RTI (response to intervention) movement. (5) Provide data and discussion on a variety of topics salient to PBS, including parenting issues, personnel training, high school use, poorly functioning schools, and more. This volume is an essential resource for school-based practitioners as well as clinicians and researchers in clinical child, school, and educational psychology.

Strategies to Support Children with Autism and Other Complex Needs

Author: Christine Macintyre
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317420314
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download and Read
Working with young children on the autistic spectrum and supporting them as they learn can be fascinating, challenging, often overwhelmingly difficult, but more than anything else, hugely rewarding. Strategies to Support Children with Autism and other Complex Needs bridges the gap between explaining what autism is and finding ways to interact through having a balance of play activities interspersed with more formal teaching of skills of everyday living. This highly practical text provides a bank of strategies that are specially designed to be matched to the developmental status of each child. These strategies are endorsed by academics who have monitored the children’s responses in communicating, pretending, playing, moving, and singing and describe how the children have responded positively over time. This book covers a variety of topics such as: The importance of play for enhancing learning for children with autism and other complex needs Evaluating different ways of developing communication Transferring learning from one environment to another to aid memorizing. Understanding the impact of sensory hypo and hyperactivity on children’s learning. Developing a ‘Theory of Mind’ The importance of movement, music and having fun Observation and assessment schedules are provided, along with clear and helpful evaluation forms which show staff in primary and early years settings how children on the autistic spectrum can be helped to make meaningful and encouraging progress. This text is an vital read for any practitioners working with children on the autistic spectrum or with complex learning difficulties.