"Maryln Appelbaum is one of the most influential and helpful educators I know. This is a wonderful and insightful book for all educators who work with and care about children."
—Richard L. Curwin, Author
Discipline With Dignity and Making Good Choices
"This book provides interactive strategies that meet individual needs. The emphasis on believing in each student and making sure that the student knows this belief is extremely important."
—Jean Kueker, Professor Emeritus of Education, Our Lady of the Lake University
President, Learning Disabilities Association of Texas
Over 100 practical and effective interventions for helping hard-to-handle students succeed in the classroom and grow toward independence!
Today's classrooms are filled with diverse learners, ranging from students who blurt out, tattle, or talk back to students with challenges such as anger, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), Asperger's syndrome, and Tourette syndrome.
This resource is packed with more than 100 easy-to-implement strategies for a variety of behavioral challenges, making it easy to look up information for a specific situation, and also includes information on bullying. The author provides descriptions of disorders and strategies to help K–5 teachers recognize symptoms, understand children's strengths and challenges, and promote students' ability to:
- Develop problem-solving skills
- Handle their emotions
- Regulate their own behavior
- Learn in ways that meet their needs and those of the class
This invaluable resource is ideal for teachers in inclusive classrooms and serves as a quick reference for helping students practice appropriate behavior.