Strategies to support positive behaviour in the classroom
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Behaviours we might see• Prefer routines and sameness and dislike  change• Meltdowns• Repetitive behaviours• Obsess over p...
What are Visual Supports?   Things that we SEE to enhance the communication           process
Why use Visual Supports? • Verbal instructions are not adequate • Information presented visually helps some people   learn...
Types of Visual Supports • Body Movement • Environmental Cues • Traditional Tools • Specialised communication aids
Examples  • Timetables and schedules  • Mini schedules and activity sequences  • Visual Timers  • Rewards  • Social Storie...
Using Boardmaker to create visualsupports
Timetables and schedules                    • Visual Routine                    • Choiceworks
Mini schedules/activity sequences                     • Visual Schedule Planner                     • Custom Boards Premium
Visual Timers                • Sharing Timer                • Time Timer
Rewards          • Token board          • iEarnedThat
Social Stories            Visual, video, photo stories created            for specific learning of specific            soc...
Can be used...• To prepare someone for new events and  experiences• To teach positive behaviour• To teach a new skill
Structure•   3 types of sentences•   Descriptive - provide information•   Perspective - describe internal states•   Direct...
Tips and tricks•   Write from the individuals perspective•   Write in present tense•   Use positive language•   One skill ...
Tips for implementing• One at a time• Practice BEFORE the challenging situation  occurs• Clear instructions for use• Consi...
Create with • Clicker • Boardmaker • Powerpoint A variety of apps • Pictello • Creative Book Builder • Story Buddy • Puppe...
Other behaviour management                   • Other visual apps                   • Other AAC apps                   • Ch...
Strategies to Support Positive Behaviour in the Classroom
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    1. 1. Strategies to support positive behaviour in the classroom
    2. 2. Subscriptionspectronics.com.au/online
    3. 3. facebook.com/Spectronicstwitter.com/SpectronicsSpectronics.com.au/Blog
    4. 4. Behaviours we might see• Prefer routines and sameness and dislike change• Meltdowns• Repetitive behaviours• Obsess over particular interest areas• Sensory challenges affect behaviours• Seek sensory stimulation
    5. 5. What are Visual Supports? Things that we SEE to enhance the communication process
    6. 6. Why use Visual Supports? • Verbal instructions are not adequate • Information presented visually helps some people learn • Understand what is happening next • More concrete and stable • Consistency • May seem like they understand by repeating or following environmental cues
    7. 7. Types of Visual Supports • Body Movement • Environmental Cues • Traditional Tools • Specialised communication aids
    8. 8. Examples • Timetables and schedules • Mini schedules and activity sequences • Visual Timers • Rewards • Social Stories • Behaviour contract, emotions meter, class rules, problem solving
    9. 9. Using Boardmaker to create visualsupports
    10. 10. Timetables and schedules • Visual Routine • Choiceworks
    11. 11. Mini schedules/activity sequences • Visual Schedule Planner • Custom Boards Premium
    12. 12. Visual Timers • Sharing Timer • Time Timer
    13. 13. Rewards • Token board • iEarnedThat
    14. 14. Social Stories Visual, video, photo stories created for specific learning of specific social behaviours Originally developed by Carol Gray www.thegraycentre.org
    15. 15. Can be used...• To prepare someone for new events and experiences• To teach positive behaviour• To teach a new skill
    16. 16. Structure• 3 types of sentences• Descriptive - provide information• Perspective - describe internal states• Directive - tells the person what to do to be successful
    17. 17. Tips and tricks• Write from the individuals perspective• Write in present tense• Use positive language• One skill per story• Visual supports• Involve the person or their team
    18. 18. Tips for implementing• One at a time• Practice BEFORE the challenging situation occurs• Clear instructions for use• Consistent across all support• Review and revise
    19. 19. Create with • Clicker • Boardmaker • Powerpoint A variety of apps • Pictello • Creative Book Builder • Story Buddy • Puppet Pals • Strip Designer
    20. 20. Other behaviour management • Other visual apps • Other AAC apps • Choiceworks

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