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Ennis, Robin Parks; Blanton, Kimberly; Katsiyannis, Antonis – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
Since the enactment of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (IDEA's forerunner) in 1975, an important requirement has been Child Find activities. According to Shapiro and Derrington (2004), Child Find is broadly defined as the entire range of activities, including public awareness, identification, referral, eligibility determination, and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Equal Education, Educational Legislation
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Hirsch, Shanna E.; Bruhn, Allison L.; Lloyd, John Wills; Katsiyannis, Antonis – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
There is substantial empirical evidence that the Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) process is an effective means to reduce student problem behavior and increase desirable behaviors (e.g., What Works Clearinghouse, 2016). The use of an FBA as the basis for a behavior intervention plan (BIP) has been a requirement for certain disciplinary…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Barriers, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Student Behavior
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Yell, Mitchell L.; Katsiyannis, Antonis; Ennis, Robin Parks; Losinski, Mickey; Christle, Christine A. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
The purpose of this article is to discuss major substantive errors that school personnel may make when developing students' Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). School IEP team members need to understand the importance of the procedural and substantive requirements of the IEP, have an awareness of the five serious substantive errors that IEP…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Program Development, Teamwork, Participative Decision Making
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Losinski, Mickey; Katsiyannis, Antonis; White, Sherry; Wiseman, Nicole – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
Given that parental participation is such a critical feature of IDEA (20 U.S.C. ยง 1400[c][5][B]), the question of who is a parent often presents a challenge. Specifically, with regard to educational decisions, states may include more options under the definition of a parent than those provided in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Equal Education
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Ryan, Joseph B.; Hughes, Elizabeth M.; Katsiyannis, Antonis; McDaniel, Melanie; Sprinkle, Cynthia – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2011
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has become the fastest growing disability in the United States, with current prevalence rates estimated at as many as 1 in 110 children (CDC, 2010). This increase in the number of students identified with ASD has significant implications for public schools. The most popular research-based educational practices for…
Descriptors: Autism, Educational Practices, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Educational Research
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Ryan, Joseph B.; Katsiyannis, Antonis – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2009
Over the past several decades, there has been a steady increase in the use of medication therapy to help control student behavior within schools. While psychotropic medications do not "cure" mental illnesses, they have demonstrated efficacy in helping children function better at school and within their home environment. However, it is important…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Drug Therapy, Teacher Role, Behavior Modification
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Yell, Mitchell L.; Ryan, Joseph B.; Rozalski, Michael E.; Katsiyannis, Antonis – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2009
The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) has spawned much litigation in which parents of children with disabilities and school districts disagree over the content of a student's special education. The majority of this litigation has occurred in the federal district courts. The federal court system consists of more than 100 U.S.…
Descriptors: Special Education, Court Litigation, Federal Courts, Federal Legislation
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Barrett, David E.; Katsiyannis, Antonis – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2008
In a recent ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court in "Parents v. Seattle" (Parents Involved, 2007) determined that race cannot be the sole factor in the assignment of children to public schools. The court also identified the conditions which would justify the use of race in assigning children to schools. In this article we (a) provide a…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Social Integration, Court Litigation, Educational Opportunities
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Katsiyannis, Antonis; Ellenburg, Jennifer S.; Acton, Olivia M.; Torrey, Gregory – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2001
This article discusses symptoms of students with Rett Syndrome, a disability in females characterized by the development of multiple specific deficits following a period of normal functioning after birth. Specific interventions for students with Rett syndrome are provided and address communication, stereotypic movements, self-injurious behaviors,…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills, Eating Disorders
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Anderson, Carol; Katsiyannis, Antonis – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1997
Describes a token economy that used tokens styled as license plates to elicit appropriate behavior in an inclusive fifth-grade class in which four students with behavior disorders were enrolled. Student involvement in establishing the "driving rules" of the classroom is explained, the components of a token economy are outlined, and steps for group…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Classroom Techniques, Incentives
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Katsiyannis, Antonis; Prillaman, Doug – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1990
The article offers guidelines for using the regular education mathematics curriculum for students with mild disabilities. Approaches geared toward mildly handicapped adolescents include the parallel alternate curriculum, the resource room model, and the strategies intervention model. Specific teaching suggestions are also recommended as are…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Diagnostic Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention
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Katsiyannis, Antonis; Torrey, Gregory; Bond, Valerie – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1998
Offers guidelines to assist school personnel in addressing pica, an eating disorder involving consumption of nonedible substances frequently observed in people with mental retardation. Guidelines are organized around principles that stress surveying the situation, selecting treatments (behavioral, nutritional, and/or medical), and considering the…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Case Studies, Eating Disorders, Elementary Education