ARTICLES FOR PARENTS

ARTICLES FOR PARENTS

BEHAVIOR AND DISCIPLINE

by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Child psychologist Dr. Ross W. Greene is an authority on managing kids with social, emotional, and behavioral issues. Author of numerous books, including The Explosive Child (6th edition), Greene advocates compassion and collaboration rather than punishment and control to address challenging behaviors.

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by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

A functional behavioral assessment is used to help identify the reasons behind problem behaviors. In an FBA the evaluator gathers information about the time, place, and severity of negative behaviors in order to understand patterns that result in acting out. The information is used to develop interventions to alter the factors that precede or reinforce unwanted behaviors.

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by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

This article is based on the presentation by Ross W. Greene, PhD, Children Do Well When They Can: Identifying and Solving Problems That Cause Challenging Behaviors. Dr. Greene, a leading authority on Oppositional Defiant Disorder, is the originator of the Collaborative and Proactive Solutions model and founding director of the nonprofit Lives in the Balance.

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by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

During a school disciplinary hearing, kids with identified disabilities have special protections under the law. Parents need to understand these unique rights and be proactive about ensuring their implementation.

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by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Students with LD and ADHD are suspended from school at greater rates than their peers without learning challenges. Increasingly, school codes of conduct penalize behaviors that these students struggle to control on a regular basis, putting them at risk for suspension.

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BEHAVIOR AND DISCIPLINE
by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Child psychologist Dr. Ross W. Greene is an authority on managing kids with social, emotional, and behavioral issues. Author of numerous books, including The Explosive Child (6th edition), Greene advocates compassion and collaboration rather than punishment and control to address challenging behaviors.

ARTICLE

by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

A functional behavioral assessment is used to help identify the reasons behind problem behaviors. In an FBA the evaluator gathers information about the time, place, and severity of negative behaviors in order to understand patterns that result in acting out. The information is used to develop interventions to alter the factors that precede or reinforce unwanted behaviors.

ARTICLE

by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

This article is based on the presentation by Ross W. Greene, PhD, Children Do Well When They Can: Identifying and Solving Problems That Cause Challenging Behaviors. Dr. Greene, a leading authority on Oppositional Defiant Disorder, is the originator of the Collaborative and Proactive Solutions model and founding director of the nonprofit Lives in the Balance.

ARTICLE

by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

During a school disciplinary hearing, kids with identified disabilities have special protections under the law. Parents need to understand these unique rights and be proactive about ensuring their implementation.

ARTICLE

by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Students with LD and ADHD are suspended from school at greater rates than their peers without learning challenges. Increasingly, school codes of conduct penalize behaviors that these students struggle to control on a regular basis, putting them at risk for suspension.

ARTICLE