Tag Archives: Behavior

Peds Therapy Corner: A De-escalation Exercise for Upset Students

[Source:  Edutopia] So often we find students in a stressed or anxious state of mind. The most telltale signs are inappropriate behaviors or outbursts, negative comments, and anxiety-ridden movements such as fidgeting, leg shaking, and fist clenching. These signals should … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: What is Self Regulation?

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Self-regulation is the ability to monitor and manage your energy states, emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in ways that are acceptable and produce positive results such as well-being, loving relationships, and learning. It is how we deal … Continue reading


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Special Ed Corner: Do’s & Don’ts of Responding to Challenging Behavior

[The Autism Classroom News] It’s been a while but I really want to try to finish up the 5 Steps to Meaningful Behavioral Support series with the final few posts on responding to challenging behavior considerations.  Of course these posts … Continue reading


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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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