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Author Colvin, Geoffrey, 1941-

Title Managing the cycle of meltdowns for students with autism spectrum disorder / Geoff Colvin, Martin R. Sheehan
Edition First Skyhorse Publishing edition
Published New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, 2014
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Contents Front Cover; Dedication; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Introduction; Section I: A Model for Meltdown Behavior of Students With Asd; 1. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Overview; 2. The Nature of Meltdowns; 3. A Six-Phase Model of the Meltdown Cycle; Section II: Strategies for Managing the Phases of the Meltdown Cycle; 4. Calm Phase; 5. Trigger Phase; 6. Agitation Phase; 7. Meltdown Phase; 8. Re-Grouping Phase; 9. Starting-Over Phase; 10. The Parent Component; Closing Remarks; Appendices; References
Summary Based on Geoff Colvin's bestselling book, Managing the Cycle of Acting-Out Behavior in the Classroom, this practitioner-friendly guide provides special and general education teachers of autistic students with a six-phase positive behavior support model that includes interventions for each phase. Outlining practical steps for preventing and responding to the various phases of meltdown behavior in students with autism spectrum disorder, you'll find:? An overview of ASD? Examples of meltdown behavior? Common triggers? Addressing sensory issues?
Notes Originally published: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, 2012
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Subject Autism spectrum disorders.
Autistic children -- Behavior modification.
Autistic children -- Education.
Form Electronic book
Author Sheehan, Martin R.
ISBN 1628739355 (electronic bk.)
9781628739350 (electronic bk.)