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Tips to Ensuring a Successful Positive Behavior Plan

Autism Society of America's ASA Net, July 15, 2003


IDEA requires a child's Individualized Education Plan (IEP) team pay special attention to a child's behavior if it gets in the way of his or her education or the education of others. The IEP team must consider the use of positive behavior interventions. Get a good idea what a positive behavior plan looks like by viewing sample plans for students with ADHD, autism and Asperger's Disorder online at the Web site listed below. In addition, that site has a form to help you through the process of writing your own plan.

You can use this information along with another publication, "Positive Behavioral Interventions: Parents Need to Know," published by the Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE) project. This is a curriculum consisting of 89 color transparencies along with trainer information. "Positive Behavioral Interventions: Parents Need to Know" is available in Spanish as well as English.

These transparencies and training materials were developed at PACER Center by FAPE and the Technical Assistance Alliance for Parent Centers (Alliance). They are available for free downloading online by clicking here. They are also available for purchase from the FAPE coordinating office in a hard copy ($125) or on a CD ($15).

To contact Advocates for Special Kids, call (310-480-9310); write (Advocates for Special Kids, C/O 3109 Walnut Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; e-mail mail@advocatesforspecialkids.org, or visit their Web site http://www.advocatesforspecialkids.org.

To contact the Pacer Center's FAPE coordinating office, call (888-248-0822 or 952-838-9000); write (PACER Center, Inc. 8161 Normandale Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN 55437); e-mail fape@fape.org; or visit their Web site www.fape.org.

For more information:
Autism Society of America
7910 Woodmont Avenue Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814-3067
1.800.3AUTISM
www.autism-society.org

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