Behavior Solutions for the Inclusive Classroom

Quickly find an in-the-moment solution! Now more than ever, states are mandating that children with special needs be included in the general education classroom. As a result, all educational professionals, from teachers to administrators, need specific training on how to handle unusual behaviors. This book builds on the success of the first one by expanding the focus from within the classroom to all areas of the school environment in the hallways, cafeteria, and auditorium, on the playground, and in therapy sessions during the school day. See a particular behavior? Look it up! Director of special education Peter Gennaro, occupational therapist Beth Aune, and special needs mom and advocate Beth Burt collectively address and solve problematic behaviors relating to:

Leaving the classroom without permission 

Lack of focus in whole group instruction 

Out-of-seat behavior In-seat behavior 

Difficulty completing independent work 


Difficulty organizing materials 

Classroom celebrations 

Unsafe or inappropriate use of equipment 

Aggressive behavior on the playground or during PE 

Difficulty joining in group activities/isolating 

Challenges with turn-taking 

Being a poor sport