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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

Use of this Module

This module is available for free on our website. We invite anyone to use these materials. Please note that NCDB does not provide CEUs, certificates, or confirmation of completion.

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.