Tag Archives: Behavior

School Psych Corner: Emotional Self Regulation: Techniques for Teaching

[Source:  Crisis Prevention.com via School Psyched] What is emotional self regulation? Emotional self regulation is the ability to monitor and manage our own behavior. With self regulation, we can calm ourselves down when we’re distressed, and pick ourselves up when … Continue reading


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Behavior Corner: Using Principles of ABA in the Classroom

Kristen Jensen, MS, BCBA At the onset of my career, I taught at a non-public school, specializing in educating individuals on the autism spectrum. As a teacher with a Masters of Science in Special Education, I was using ABA, without … Continue reading


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Stressful Events Before Age 3 May Have Greatest Effect on Mental Health

[Source: Psych Central] Children under age 3 may be particularly vulnerable to the impacts of adversity such as poverty, family and financial instability and abuse, on their epigenetic profiles, the chemical tags that alter gene expression and can affect future … Continue reading


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Behavioral Disorders in Kids with Autism Linked to Reduced Brain Connectivity

[Source: Science Daily] More than a quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with disruptive behavior disorders. For the first time, Yale researchers have identified a possible biological cause: a key mechanism that regulates emotion functions differently … Continue reading


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Autism Corner: Self-Management for Students with ASD

By: Lee A. Wilkinson, PhD, NCSP Introduction The dramatic increase in the number of school-age children identified with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has created a pressing need to design and implement positive behavioral supports in our schools’ classrooms. Autism is … Continue reading


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