Ch 18: Behavior Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Check out this chapter on behavior supports for students with autism spectrum disorders before sitting for an upcoming exam. The short lessons and quizzes we've provided here make these topics easy to understand so you can do your best on test day or complete a challenging homework assignment.

Behavior Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Chapter Summary

Expert instructors wrote this chapter on behavior supports for students with autism spectrum disorder for you to study at your convenience. As you review these lessons, you'll find topics such as target behavior, consequence intervention and positive behavior support. You should be able to do the following after completing this chapter:

  • Define consequence intervention and list examples
  • Outline strategies to model positive behavior in the classroom
  • Give an example of positive behavior support
  • Explain successful PBIS strategies for teachers
  • Discuss positive behavior supports and interventions for autistic students
  • Select a least intrusive behavior management strategy
  • Identify effective intervention and crisis counseling strategies
  • Address student aggression in the classroom

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9 Lessons in Chapter 18: Behavior Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
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Target Behavior: Definition & Example

1. Target Behavior: Definition & Example

In this lesson, we will discuss target behaviors. Learn more about target behaviors, how they are used in the field of applied behavioral analysis, and criteria.

Consequence Intervention: Definition, Strategies & Examples

2. Consequence Intervention: Definition, Strategies & Examples

In this lesson, we will define and provide examples of strategies that teachers may use to implement consequence intervention when dealing with students who exhibit problematic behaviors.

Strategies for Modeling Positive Behavior in the Classroom

3. Strategies for Modeling Positive Behavior in the Classroom

As teachers, we often expect students to demonstrate exemplary behavior. Modeling is one of the most important ways to teach the behaviors we want to see. This lesson offers some strategies for modeling good behavior in the classroom.

Positive Behavior Support: Strategies & Examples

4. Positive Behavior Support: Strategies & Examples

Positive behavior support (PBS) is an approach to managing students who present behavioral challenges in the classroom. This lesson defines PBS and provides strategies for and examples of dealing with behavior challenges.

PBIS Strategies for Teachers

5. PBIS Strategies for Teachers

Interventions and strategies that are commonly used for school-wide applications of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) can also be applied in the classroom. The following lesson describes the critical features of a classroom application of PBIS.

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports for Students with Autism

6. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports for Students with Autism

Students with autism spectrum disorder benefit from positive behavior supports. This lesson discusses possible interventions that help students with autism including structure, routine, an individualized behavior plan, and positive reinforcement systems.

Selecting a Least Intrusive Behavior Management Strategy

7. Selecting a Least Intrusive Behavior Management Strategy

Explore the importance of selecting the least intrusive and restrictive intervention for behavior management. This lesson provides examples of selecting less intrusive behavior management strategies and describes potential outcomes of selecting a more intrusive strategy.

Crisis Counseling & Intervention Strategies

8. Crisis Counseling & Intervention Strategies

This lesson will explore the important elements of crisis counseling. We will also discuss strategies for intervention. The lesson will end with a short quiz to see what you have learned.

Dealing with Student Aggression in the Classroom

9. Dealing with Student Aggression in the Classroom

In this lesson, we will discuss the best methods for dealing with student aggression in the classroom. In addition to talking about things that teachers can do to diffuse aggressive behavior, we will also explore avenues for preventing this type of behavior.

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