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Horner, Robert H.; Dunlap, Glen – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2012
The impact of TASH over the next decade will be affected by decisions about the precision and consistency of the organization's messages to the field. TASH has long been the premier organization extending the voice of individuals with significant developmental disabilities. As TASH examines the themes that will be prominent in the coming years, we…
Descriptors: Evidence, Quality of Life, Developmental Disabilities, Severe Disabilities
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Dunlap, Glen – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2007
It has been a mere four decades since autism emerged from the pernicious cul-de-sac of psychoanalytic conceptualization into the realm of constructive, systematic research, and real-life problem solving. It was in the 1960s that (1) Bernard Rimland (1964) published his ground-breaking book, "Infantile Autism"; (2) the National Society of Autistic…
Descriptors: Autism, Delivery Systems, Services, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Freeman, Rachel; Eber, Lucille; Anderson, Cynthia; Irvin, Larry; Horner, Rob; Bounds, Monica; Dunlap, Glen – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2006
School-wide positive behavior support (SWPBS) is a systematic and effective approach for broadly improving student behavior across school environments. SWPBS includes data-based strategies for supporting all students along a continuum of need and intensity based on a three-tiered model of prevention. Students with the most significant behavioral…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Inclusive Schools, Behavior Modification, Mainstreaming
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Horner, Robert H.; Dunlap, Glen; Koegel, Robert L.; Carr, Edward G.; Sailor, Wayne; Anderson, Jacki; Albin, Richard W.; O'Neill, Robert E. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2005
Nonaversive behavior management is an approach to supporting people with undesirable behaviors that integrates technology and values. Although this approach has attracted numerous proponents, more adequate definition and empirical documentation are still needed. This article presents an introduction to the nonaversive approach. Important…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Positive Reinforcement, Stimuli, Behavior Disorders