Special educators have a new resource on functional behavioral assessments

By: | February 3, 2020

LRP Publications, a recognized leader in the special education publishing industry, announced that it has a released a book designed to help educators better address student behavior by conducting compliant functional behavioral assessments. The book, When and How to Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments for Students With Disabilities, details circumstances that trigger an FBA under the Individuals with Disabilities Act, and how to conduct an FBA that supports the development of effective behavioral interventions.

When and How to Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments for Students With Disabilities covers the key steps to proposing an FBA, gathering data, analyzing antecedents and consequences, developing hypotheses, working with hesitant parents, avoiding common pitfalls, and much more. Appendices include checklists, forms, and tools that FBA team members can use to collect data, write hypotheses, and document the assessment.

When and How to Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments for Students With Disabilities is available for purchase from LRP Publications’ online store.


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