Behavior

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  • Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE)

    This document explains what are functional behavioral assessment and positive interventions for children with behavioral problems. Information about the requirements of IDEA 97 is provided, as well as an overview of current thinking on behavior. The basic steps in conducting a functional behavioral analysis are outlined, and common elements of a behavior plan are listed. The publication concludes with examples of behavior intervention strategies.

    This resource is a part of the Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities – Parent Materials (2004, Archived).

  • Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE)

    This is the Spanish version of the article that explains what are functional behavioral assessment and positive interventions for children with behavioral problems. Information about the requirements of IDEA 97 is provided, as well as an overview of current thinking on behavior. The basic steps in conducting a functional behavioral analysis are outlined, and common elements of a behavior plan are listed. The publication concludes with examples of behavior intervention strategies. Evaluación de Conducta Funcional e Intervenciones Positivas: Lo que los Padres Necesitan Saber.

    This resource is a part of the Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities – Parent Materials (2004, Archived).

  • National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO)

    Accommodations are changes in testing materials or procedures that enable students to participate in assessments in a way that allows abilities to be assessed rather than disabilities. They are provided to "level the playing field." Without accommodations, the assessment may not accurately measure the student’s knowledge and skills. This short resource from NCEO introduces the topic.

    This resource is a part of the Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities – Parent Materials (2004, Archived).

  • PEAK Parent Center

    This 3-page fact sheet provides an overview and many examples of academic accommodations and modifications for children with disabilities.

    This resource is a part of the Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities – Parent Materials (2004, Archived).

  • Family Center on Technology and Disability (FCTD)

    This guide includes the following sections: The Possibilities of Assistive Technology (AT); Assistive Technology in Schools; Funding AT; Quick Questions and Tips; Glossary of AT Terms and Definitions; and Additional AT Information.

    This resource is a part of the Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities – Parent Materials (2004, Archived).

  • Family Center on Technology and Disability (FCTD)

    ​​​​​​This is the Spanish version of the guide above, La Guía Familiar sobre Tecnología Asistencial, which includes the following sections: Las Posibilidades de la Tecnología Asistencial (TA); Tecnología Asistencial en las Escuelas; Financiando la TA; Preguntas y Recomendaciones; Glosario de Términos de TA y Definiciones; and Recursos Informativos Adicionales sobre TA.

    This resource is a part of the Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities – Parent Materials (2004, Archived).