One on One Paraprofessionals

One on One Paraprofessionals

Deciding whether or not your student is a good fit for a dedicated paraprofessional is tricky. There are a lot of a things to consider when deciding if a dedicated paraprofessional is the right decision and then (depending on your district) you may need to go out and...
Handling Student Aggression

Handling Student Aggression

Aggression is hands down the most critical, important, and time sensitive issue to deal with in your classroom. Because let’s be honest – it doesn’t matter how organized you are, what math curriculum you are using, how you are charting your data – if you are getting...
Is Your Data Misleading You?

Is Your Data Misleading You?

Often times when we are attempting to gather information about a behavior we take data. One method of data collection, referred to as ABC (antecedent, behavior, and consequence) data, gives a descriptive account of what is occurring in the environment before and after...
Sensory Behaviors

Sensory Behaviors

Alternative Response The main way to target sensory behaviors is to see if you can think of an alternative response that is more appropriate. Some type of response that in some way meets those same sensory needs. Once you identify an alternative response, you need to...
Escape Behaviors

Escape Behaviors

Replacement Behavior Although I sometimes truly wish my school day could be filled with angry birds and dorito breaks – and that’s sadly what a good percentage of people think my days is filled with (sigh…) – we come to school to work. No fancy way of saying it...