This book outlines practical steps for preventing and responding to the various phases of meltdown behavior in students with ASD. This practitioner-friendly guide provides special and general education teachers with his seven-phase positive behavior support model that includes interventions for each phase. Readers will also find:
- An overview of the nature of autism and meltdown phases;
- Case studies with examples of behaviors and plans;
- A chapter on parent communication;
- Prevention techniques for the early stages of the cycle.
By Geoff Colvin and Martin Sheehan. 2012. 240 pages. ISBN 978-1-41299-403-3.