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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.
Chapter 6: Supporting others
Sharing Knowledge, Supporting others
There is no doubt that supporting individuals with autism and challenging behaviour is a complex and highly demanding endeavour. People who provide this support effectively are committed and skilled and are invariably part of a team of like-minded relatives or colleagues. There are increasing examples of good practice in the field of behaviour support and this is a testament to the effectiveness of skilled, proactive intervention and the quality of training and development opportunities available to people supporting individuals.
However, there remains a need to disseminate good practice further for a number of reasons. First, high ...