ERIC Number: ED453614
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Behavioral Support, Intervention, and Discipline in Special Education.
Clair, Tricia; Burr, Jackie
This technical assistance document is intended to offer Oregon districts and agencies guidance in understanding and implementing the regulations dealing with behavioral supports, interventions, and disciplinary actions for students with disabilities who are eligible under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. It is comprised of regulatory requirements, research based effective practice, and frequently asked questions and answers. Specific sections of the document address: (1) the need to provide positive, proactive behavioral supports to students in the educational setting and the hierarchy of behavioral support and intervention; (2) functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and strategies for conducting the FBA; (3) Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIPs), which describe positive behavioral interventions and strategies that address a student's social, emotional, and behavioral development, and steps and outcomes of a BIP; (4) discipline procedures and requirements for disciplinary removals that are not a change in placement; (5) disciplinary removals that are a change in placement; (6) manifestation determination; (7) weapons violations; (8) disciplinary removals to an Interim Alternative Educational Setting; (9) protection for children not yet eligible for special education and related services; and (10) reporting crimes. Appendices include Oregon administrative rules on discipline for student with disabilities under the IDEA. (Contains 10 resources.) (CR)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Individualized Education Programs, Legal Responsibility, Policy Formation, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Suspension
Oregon Dept. of Education, Office of Special Education, Public Service Building, 255 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97310-0203.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Special Education Section.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997