WHY won't he stay in his seat? WHY does she flap her hands? And WHAT should I do??
As inclusion becomes the norm in general education, teachers are faced with behaviours they have never seen before. Special needs educators may recognise the telltale symptom of a sensory need or a textbook-case of avoidance behaviour, but this is all new territory for the general-education crowd.
Written by Director of Special Education Peter Gennaro, occupational therapist Beth Aune, and special needs mom and advocate Beth Burt, this book illuminates possible causes of those mysterious behaviours, and more importantly, provides useful solutions.
Teachers can quickly look up an in-the-moment solution and learn about what the child is communicating, and why.
Problem behaviours that are addressed include: