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OHOA Module: Behavior and Environmental Supports

OHOA Module: Behavior and Environmental Supports

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand that all behavior has a purpose and how to identify that purpose.
  • Recognize that a child's behavior is a functional strategy to cope with a given situation.
  • Be able to describe how expectations, both high and low, impact behavior.
  • Be able to describe how the environment impacts behavior and can be modified.

Development Team

  • Tim Hartshorne (Lead)
  • David Brown
  • Cynthia Lynn Antaya
  • Megan Schmittel

Suggested Citation

Hartshorne, T., Brown, D., Antaya, C., Schmittel, M. (2016, September). Behavior and Environmental Supports. In National Center on Deaf-Blindness, Open Hands, Open Access: Deaf-Blind Intervener Learning Modules. Monmouth, OR: National Center on Deaf-Blindness, The Research Institute at Western Oregon University.