7 Visual Supports to Help Prevent Meltdowns in School
Behavior, Child development, Classroom management, Inclusion, Positive behavior supports, School psychology
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In his book Freedom from Meltdowns, Dr. Travis Thompson offers some positive behavior support strategies teachers can use to help prevent meltdowns before they disrupt class time. Visual supports, he points out, can be an especially useful tool in meltdown prevention for students with autism, ADHD, or other disabilities (and as a bonus, they’re helpful reminders for all the kids in your classroom, too).
Here are 7 simple visual support ideas from Dr. Thompson’s chapter on meltdowns in school. Have you used any of these in your classroom?Read the blog post