Key Features • Involves not only a focus on elementary, secondary education and transition but also preschool education as well. • Addresses the whole spectrum of students with intellectual disabilities including mild, moderate and severe intellectual disability. • A discussion of assistive technology throughout the chapters reflects technology’s increased usage to support students with intellectual disability. • Chapters have been written by leading experts in the respective content.

Behavioral Interventions for Students With Intellectual Disability

Chapter 5 Behavioral interventions for students with intellectual disability
E. Amanda Boutot Kylan Turner Samuel A. DiGangi

Learning Objectives

After reading Chapter 5, you should be able to:

  • Describe the functional behavior needs of students with intellectual disability across the life span.
  • List and describe the approaches to assess the function of challenging behavior for students with intellectual disability.
  • Explain the intervention approaches that address the behavioral needs of and decrease challenging behavior in students with intellectual disability.

Overview of Behavioral Challenges and Approaches for Students With Intellectual Disability: Preschool Through Secondary

Preschool Students

The preschool years are a time of increasingly heightened expectations across all areas of development. Preschoolers experience an ...

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