Behavior

 

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.

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Challenging Behaviors

When a student with disabilities has behavior problems that interfere with learning, the school may do a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA).

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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.

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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, more than 10 aggregate school days in a 40 day period, or who exhibit behaviors that constitute a pattern, are entitled to a Manifestation Determination Review (MDR).

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Suspension

When a student with a disability is removed from his or her regular school program for more than 10 school days, a suspension plan is developed. A student attending a suspension site may also be transported in a different manner than to his or her regular school program.

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