Positive Beginnings Supporting young children with challenging behavior


I. Training modules on the web or at a distance

II. Basic web-sites on challenging behavior (some examples)

III.  Videos (to purchase and limited on-line links)

  • Video Clips for Effective Parenting and Child Development
    ** Uses real player... has potential! On 6/12/02, no video clips were working yet.
  • Video: Bridges for Children with Autism
    --- A training video set for sale focus on ABA
    -- A training video on sale
  • NC State University: Observing Young Children Video
    -- Dr. Linda Hestenes, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies
    University of North Carolina in Greensboro, North Carolina
    -- Dr. Karen DeBord, Child Development Specialist, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
    North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
    -- The observation videotape features clips with a suggested pause feature. The areas that are taught include:
    Anecdotal Records, Running record, Event Recording, Time or Duration Recording Checklists
  • Video from conference: Supporting a Person with Challenging Behaviors/ Supporting the People Who Care
    --This presentation was recorded at the Supporting A Person with Challenging Behaviors/Supporting the People who Care Conference held on March 13, 2000 in Phoenix, Arizona.
    -- David Pitonyak, is a human services consultant interested in positive approaches to challenging behaviors. He believes that challenging behaviors are "messages" which can tell us important things about the individual and his or her surroundings. Understanding the "meaning" of an individual's challenging behaviors if the first step in supporting the person (and the person's supporters) to change.
  • Video: Understanding and Managing Behavior of Young Children
    -- University of Colorado, for sale
  • Videos: Richard Lavoie: When the Chips are Down,  F.A.T. City, LD and Social skills
    -- LD focus on behavior, self esteem and social skills; inspirational style of speaker
    -- five minute video clip on-line from When the chips are Down

IV. Articles on the web (a small sample)

V. Related Journals

VI.  DVD Information

VII. Software

VIII. Communication (and General) Development

IX.  Communication Intervention

SLP Sites (Long lists)