• Behavior

    Families of students with disabilities may face problematic behavior from other students, in the form of teasing and bullying, and/or the student with disabilities may also have behavioral issues that come up in school. Both situations require family involvement.

    Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
    Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) promote school-wide systems to improve student behavioral outcomes and build positive school climate and culture. Read More »
    Challenging Behaviors
    When a student with disabilities has behavior problems that interfere with learning, the school may do a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA). Read More »
    Bullying and Cruelty
    The pre-teen and early teen years are the peak time for bullying and cruelty among schoolchildren, and it is a problem that affects everyone in the school community. Read More »
    Disciplinary Action
    Students with disabilities who have been involved in a disciplinary incident and are removed from their current educational program for more than 10 consecutive school days; or, exhibit behaviors that constitute a pattern, they are entitled to a Manifestation Determination Review (MDR). Read More »
    When a special education student is suspended for more than 10 days, the suspending school must develop a suspension plan. Read More »