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Positive Behaviour Strategies to Support Pupils with Autism offers advice on one of the most difficult aspects of teaching children and young adults with autism—understanding and managing their often challenging actions. Covering a range from birth to 19 years, this resource provides: Practical advice on developing an appropriate learning environment INSET materials for developing best practice in positive behavior management; Self-audit tools for practitioners; Reproducibles and practical resources. Essential reading for all teachers and teaching assistants working with pupils on the autistic spectrum, this book presents sound recommendations from an experienced practitioner who understands the reality of managing challenging behavior in the classroom.

Developing the Learning Environment
Developing the learning environment
The Learning Environment

It is broadly recognised that a great deal of productive learning takes place well away from the classroom. This chapter will present the ‘learning environment’ as any setting in which people supporting individuals with autism and challenging behaviour are endeavouring to structure experiences and activities in order to support the progress of the individual they are supporting. This might involve environments such as schools, colleges, local shopping centres, family homes, local swimming pools, parks and many more settings which play an integral part in the life of an individual. Essentially, the ...

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