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  • SubGenre:Special Education / Communicative Disorders
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Behavior Solutions
  • Series Number:3
  • Pages:101
  • eBook ISBN:9780986067389

Behavior Solutions for the Home and Community

A Handy Reference Guide for Parents and Caregivers

by Beth Aune, OTR/L

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Behavior Solutions for the Home is a tool for parents who have children whose behaviors are impeding their daily life. Once they see a particular behavior, they can quickly look up an in the moment solution, and then read more about what could be causing that behavior, and more importantly, how to overcome it. This helpful book is intended to provide general, practical solutions for busy (and often overwhelmed) parents who can benefit from a handy reference guide to help them address common behaviors at home and in the community. A must have for every home with a child with autism!
Need a quick solution for a challenging behavior? Look it up! This resource builds on the success of the first Behavior Solutions books by expanding the focus to the home and community. Finally, there’s a book for the caregiver that’s as comprehensive as the ones for educators. This book is a must-have for all parents of kids with autism. Occupational therapist Beth Aune addresses and solves problematic behaviors relating to: • Getting Dressed and Grooming • Using the Toilet • Restricted Diet and Picky Eating • Staying in the Seat • Swallowing Medication and Supplements • Bedtime and Sleeping • Outings at Stores, Theaters, and Restaurants • Dentist and Doctor Appointments • Family Gatherings • Car and Air Travel • Pets • Sibling Relationships • Playdates and Socializing • And many others!
About the author
Beth Aune, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist and owner of Desert Occupational Therapy for Kids, a pediatric outpatient clinic. Beth and her team of dedicated and passionate professionals provide assessment and intervention for at-risk children with a variety of diagnoses, including autism spectrum disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, developmental delay, feeding dysfunction, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and others. Beth and Desert OT for Kids provide therapy to children in the home and in clinical and educational settings. Beth is a coauthor of Behavior Solutions for the Inclusive Classroom (2010) and More Behavior Solutions In and Beyond the Inclusive Classroom (2011). She speaks all over the United States on the topic of practical solutions and strategies for teachers and parents to develop an understanding of sensory processing and to address challenging behaviors in the school setting and at home. Beth and her team of occupational therapists are dedicated to helping children achieve their highest potential in their daily functioning, with an emphasis on partnership with parents, caregivers, and teachers. She is passionate about her profession as an occupational therapist and considers it a calling.

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