Despite the discouragement that often develops when faced with ongoing challenging behavior, parents CAN positively impact their children’s behavior. Understanding and implementing the positive behavior support (PBS) process is a key part of resolving these challenging behaviors and building the skills to prevent them in the future.
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How can families of children with disabilities navigate the complexities of planning for the future of their family and their child? The planning process may seem overwhelming at first, but getting started and taking small steps forward makes an enormous difference. In this coffee chat, Brookes authors Cynthia R. Haddad & John W. Nadworny offer 5 key tips and action items from their book, The Special Needs Planning Guide, Second Edition.
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Presented by Dr. Kathy Perez, author of The Social Emotional Learning Toolbox, this engaging coffee chat will help a wide range of education professionals motivate reluctant learners in Grades K–5.
What was life like at Belchertown—a bleak institution for people with disabilities—and how did one young teacher make a difference? Find out in this candid and personal coffee chat with Dr. Howard Shane, author of the spellbinding new memoir Unsilenced.
How can educators use systematic instruction to effectively teach students with moderate to severe disabilities in preK through high school and beyond? Find out in this presentation by Belva Collins, author of Systematic Instruction for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities, Second Edition.
A widely used, highly effective approach to student success, Student-Focused Coaching (SFC) helps instructional coaches and teachers work collaboratively to improve student outcomes using evidence-based practices.
If we conceptualize trauma as an "emotional heart attack," what would that lead us to do as education professionals? What would we choose NOT to do? Discover the answers in this presentation by Dyane Lewis Carrere, M.Ed., author of The Re-Set Process, a trauma-informed, neuroscience-based approach to improving behavioral success in children from Grades K–8. This engaging session will explore the ways in which trauma affects children’s psyches: how they feel about themselves and how they relate to others and their world. Carrere will also connect those understandings with practical strategies that attendees can implement in their classrooms and schools.
How does trauma affect both the brain and body, and how can teachers best support students with trauma histories? Discover the answers in this coffee chat with Dyane Lewis Carrere, author of The Re-Set Process and an expert on trauma-informed teaching.
This webinar will highlight how observable behaviors, commonly graded in a report card,inform us about the essential skills for learning success. It describes strategies that the Student Support Team can use to help streamline case presentations by the general education teacher, and arrive more quickly at key educational decisions for each student.