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Wehby, Joseph H.; Kern, Lee – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2014
This article describes intensive behavior intervention that is used with students who have behavioural difficulties. Joseph H. Wehby and Lee Kern report on 35 years of research in this area and note two conclusions: (1) Students with significant behavioral difficulties, including those with emotional disturbance (ED), have among the poorest social…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances, Teacher Qualifications
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Cuccaro, Carlo; Geitner, Geri – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2007
A group of fifth-grade students who had persistent problems at lunch and recess were identified and provided with direct instruction in pro-social skills. These skills were taught by the authors in a two-week program that they called the "Alternative to Lunch Program for Students" (ALPS). This action research study measured the impact of…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Behavior Problems, Intervention, Action Research
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Glenn, Jenny H.; Waller, Raymond J. – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2007
This paper presents the effects of a function-based intervention bundle including a combination of teacher-directed self-recording, self-monitoring, and prompt cards to decrease inappropriate classroom talking out of a 7th grade student with an emotional/behavioral disorder. The interventions were based on functional behavior assessment that…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Grade 7, Student Behavior
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Harlacher, Jason E.; Roberts, Nicole E.; Merrell, Kenneth W. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2006
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder characterized by inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. The presence of ADHD is associated with behavioral and academic difficulties within a classroom setting. With a prevalence rate of 3% to 5%, teachers will undoubtedly come in contact with a student with ADHD at one…
Descriptors: Intervention, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques
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Dunlap, Lee Kern; And Others – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1991
This article outlines the basic steps in designing and implementing a self-monitoring program and gives examples of such programs being implemented in classroom and clinical settings. Examples of program use in increasing on-task behavior, increasing responsivity to questions, improving articulation, and increasing accuracy on subtraction problems…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education