Problem Behaviour and People with Severe Learning Disabilities: The S.T.A.R Approach, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Problem Behaviour and People with Severe Learning Disabilities

The S.T.A.R Approach, 1st Edition

By Ewa Zarkowska, John Clements


310 pages

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First published in 1994. This book is a practical guide for those involved in the daily care, education and development of people with learning disabilities and additional behavioural and emotional disturbances. It will assist professional helpers in understanding the nature of an individual’s difficulties and in developing interventions aimed at alleviating them.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Understanding and Managing Behavioural and Emotional Difficulties 2. Assessing the Problem 3. Defining the Problem 4. Altering Setting Conditions 5. Altering Triggers Associated with Problematic Behaviour 6. Teaching New Skills 7. Encouraging Appropriate Alternatives 8. Encouraging Absence of the Problematic Behaviour 9. Teaching and Encouraging Self-Management 10. Responding to Problematic Behaviour 11. Reviewing Progress 12. Supporting Long-term Quality Work 13. Case Studies; Further Reading; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Special Educational Needs

This set of 62 volumes, originally published between 1951 and 1999, amalgamates a wide breadth of literature on Special Educational Needs, with a particular focus on inclusivity, class management and curriculum theory. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of Education and those undertaking teaching qualifications.

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