Teachers in mainstream schools are increasingly accommodating pupils on the autistic spectrum in their classrooms, and this books offers advice on one of the most difficult aspects of teaching children and young adults with autism - understanding and managing their often challenging behaviour. This book: o explores issues surrounding behaviour support o supplies INSET materials for developing practice in behaviour management o contains self-audit tools for practitioners o gives practical advice on developing an appropriate learning environment o provides guidance on how to promote positive behaviour o contains tried and tested photocopiable material and practical resources. Essential reading for all teachers and teaching assistants working with pupils on the autistic spectrum, this book is based on the sound advice of an experienced practitioner who understands the reality of managing challenging behaviour in the classroom. Martin Hanbury is head of a special school, a regional tutor on the Webautism course at the University of Birmingham and works for the National Autistic Society.
Martin Hanbury is Headteacher. He has worked with people with autism for over twenty years in a range of roles including carer, classroom assistant, teacher and school manager.