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Handout 3b.7
Individualized Intensive Interventions

Positive Behavior Support

Additional Resources

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Carr, E. G., Horner, R. H., Turnbull, A. P., Marquis, J. G., McLaughlin, D. M., McAtee, M. L., Smith, C.

E., Ryan, K. A., Ruef, M. B., Doolabh, A., & Braddock, D. (1999). Positive behavior support as an approach for dealing with problem behavior in people with developmental disabilities: A research synthesis. Washington, DC: AAMR.

Carr, E. G., Levin, L., McConnachie, G., Carlson, J. I., Kemp, D. C., & Smith, C. E. (1994). Communication-based interventions for problem behavior: A user's guide for producing behavior change. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Carr, E. G., Dunlap, G., Horner, R. H., Koegel, R. L., Turnbull, A. P., Sailor, W., Anderson, J., Albin, R. W., Koegel, L. K., & Fox, L. (2002). Positive behavior support: Evolution of an applied science. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 4, 4-16.

Dunlap, G., & Fox, L. (1999). A demonstration of behavioral support for young children with autism. Journal of Positive Behavioral Intervention, 1, 77-87.

Fox, L., Benito, N., & Dunlap, G. (2002). Early intervention with families of young children with autism spectrum disorder and problem behavior. In J. Lucyshyn, G. Dunlap, & R. Albin (Eds.), Families and positive behavioral support: Addressing the challenge of problem behavior in family contexts (pp. 251-270). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Fox, L., Dunlap, G., & Cushing, L. (2002). Early intervention, positive behavior support, and transition to school. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 10, 149-157.

Fox, L., Dunlap, G., & Benito, N. (2001). Vincent’s story: From Head Start to fourth grade. Beyond Behavior, 11, 5-6.

Fox, L., Dunlap, G., & Buschbacher, P. (2000). Understanding and intervening with young children’s problem behavior: A comprehensive approach. In A. M. Wetherby & B. M. Prizant (Eds.), Communication and language issues in autism and pervasive developmental disorder: A transactional developmental perspective (pp. 307-332). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Fox, L., Dunlap, G., Hemmeter, M. L., Joseph, G. E., & Strain, P. S. (2003). The teaching pyramid: A model for supporting social competence and preventing challenging behavior in young children. Young Children, 58(4), 48-52.

Fox, L., Dunlap, G., & Powell, D. (2002). Young children with challenging behavior: Issues and considerations for behavior support. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 4, 208-217.

Fox, L. & Little, N. (2001). Starting early: School-wide behavior support in a community preschool. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 3, 251-254.

Durand, V. M. (1998). Sleep better. A guide to improving sleep for children with special needs. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Harrower, J. K., Fox, L., Dunlap, G., & Kincaid, D. (2000). Functional assessment and comprehensive early intervention. Exceptionalities, 8, 189-204.

Hodgdon, L. A. (1995). Visual strategies for improving communication. Troy, MI: QuirkRoberts Printing.

Janney, R., & Snell, M. E. (2000). Teachers’ guide to inclusive practices: Behavioral support. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

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Koegel, L. K., Koegel, R. L., & Dunlap, G. (Eds.). (1996). Positive behavioral support: Including people with difficult behavior in the community. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Lucyshyn, J. M., Dunlap, G., & Albin, R. W. (2002). Families and positive behavior support. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

O'Neill, R. E., Horner, R. H., Albin, R. W., Sprague, J. R., Storey, K., & Newton, J. S. (1997). Functional assessment and program development for problem behavior. Pacific Grove, CA: Brookes/Cole Publishing.

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Sussman, F. (1999). More than words: A guide to helping parents promote communication and social skills in children with autism spectrum disorder. Toronto, Canada: Hanen Centre Publication.

Web Sites on Positive Behavior Support
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