PaTTAN Resources for Behavior
Below are some valuable resources on assistive technology offered through Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN). The mission of this organization is to support the efforts and initiatives of the Bureau of Special Education, and to build the capacity of local educational agencies to serve students who receive special education services.
This booklet describes Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS), provides an SWPBS model and a Response to Intervention model, and explains why an SWPBS system is necessary.
This guide provides educators and administrators with an overview of information to assist in understanding Pennsylvania’s system of behavioral health services for children and their families.
This fact sheet provides educators and administrators with an overview of options for providing behavioral health services. Schools may provide other individualized approaches that are not mentioned in this document.
This booklet describes the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA); how ABA is used in education; and different educational approaches that use the principles of ABA.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) provides an evidence-based framework for addressing the needs of students with autism within inclusive educational settings. This booklet provides an overview of autism, inclusive practices, and ABA and explains the link between them.
This fact sheet provides an explanation of how, when implemented together, Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) and Response to Instruction and Intervention (RtII) ensure a solid foundation of support and instruction for all students.
This issue of Teachers’ Desk Reference outlines practical classroom strategies, tips, and basic procedures that teachers can use to make favorable modifications in their students’ behavior.
Despite their wide-spread use, disciplinary exclusions are largely ineffective in reducing problem behaviors. This product provides information about implementing alternative consequence strategies and reducing the need for suspension and expulsion.
The PA Verbal Behavior Project is staffed by consultants who provide guidance on effective instruction for students with autism.