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Kern, Lee; Wehby, Joseph H. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2014
In an earlier article (EJ1058920), Lee Kern and Joseph H. Wehby identified the reasons and process for using adaptive intensive behavioral intervention. Kern and Wehby use this article to present a fictional example of how the intervention is applied. Isaac, a 12 year old, 7th grade student at Highland Middle School, had a history of behavior…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification, Intervention
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McInerney, Maurice; Zumeta, Rebecca O.; Gandhi, Allison G.; Gersten, Russell – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2014
School and district personnel have identified common challenges in implementing individualized, intensive interventions for students with severe, persistent learning and behavioral needs. The National Center on Intensive Intervention has worked with scores of local educators--including district administrators, building principals, special and…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Intervention, Response to Intervention, Program Implementation
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Schilling, Ethan J.; Getch, Yvette Q. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2012
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is characterized by a blow to the head or other penetrating head injury resulting in impairment of the brain's functioning. Despite the high incidence of TBI in adolescents, many educators still consider TBI to be a low-incidence disability. In addition, school personnel often report receiving little to no pre-service…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Brain, Incidence, Head Injuries
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Musti-Rao, Shobana; Hawkins, Renee O.; Tan, Carol – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2011
In recent years, the response to intervention (RTI) model has not only gained popularity as an alternate approach to identifying students with learning disabilities but also offered general education teachers a framework for problem solving at the classroom level. The model emphasizes ongoing progress monitoring of student performance to make…
Descriptors: Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Problem Solving, Foreign Countries
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Morrissey, Kelly L.; Bohanon, Hank; Fenning, Pamela – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2010
Schools are changing rapidly, and the pressure is on to find ways to effectively support the growing diversity of student needs found in general education classrooms. Urban high schools, which serve students of diverse backgrounds, are in dire need of proactive approaches to discipline that will support student behavior rather than remove them…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Needs, Student Behavior, Discipline
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Mulrine, Christopher F.; Prater, Mary Anne; Jenkins, Amelia – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2008
Teachers face many challenges in their daily effort to meet the needs of and ensure success for a diverse group of students, including students who are inattentive and have trouble staying focused and on task. All students, especially those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), need exercise; it assists them with concentration and…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Classroom Environment, Student Needs
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Eber, Lucille; Breen, Kimberli; Rose, Jennifer; Unizycki, Renee M.; London, Tasha H. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2008
If a student has multiple behavior problems that escalate over time and across different settings, school-based problem-solving teams can become quickly overwhelmed, especially when educators identify "setting events" for problem behaviors that have occurred outside of school and are beyond the control of school personnel. Instead of resorting to…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Student Needs, Special Needs Students, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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King, Beverly – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1997
Describes a collaborative consultative program used with 26 elementary school teachers in three schools. Emphasis was on encouraging teachers' creativity and innovation in selecting and implementing teaching strategies. Workshops demonstrated a problem-solving approach to selecting appropriate interventions with individual children. A chart shows…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Consultation Programs, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education