Action plans are more and more being used to replace previous deficit based planning (see IEP/IPP/IHP/ISP)those that need immediate attention, are temporary, and from which individuals usually recover, such as colds and flu, or can begin as needing immediate attention and may lead to long-term care, such as a heart attack or a those where a sudden presentation of a problem (e.g.
pain or decrease in function) that stems from a long-term condition (e.g. For example, sudden joint pain from a long-standing health condition of arthritis. Adaptive behavior is shown by being able to take care of yourself.
A small earthquake or tremor that follows a major earthquake.
Aftershocks usually originate at or near the focus of the main earthquakes they follow and can continue for days or months. When behavioral responses to antecedents are linked to desired consequences, these antecedents can serve as a signal to the person to engage in certain types of behavior (called discriminative antecedents).
Can take several forms including: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), tricyclics and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).
A serious mental health disorder that involves a lack of respect for authority and the rights of others.
Caution must be taken not to over medicate the person as a response. It can be a side effect of antipsychotic medication. There is some indication that people with certain disabilities, Down Syndrome being one of them, are at increased risk for onset at an earlier age.They usually decrease in magnitude and frequency with time. Once this relationship is learned, the person may continue to engage in the behavior following the antecedent, even if the behavior is no longer reinforced.A psychiatric medication, prescribed by a doctor or psychiatrist, used to treat depression.Example: an "accessible van" means that there is a wheel chair lift and handrails so that persons with disabilities may be able to get in and out of the van.
This is usually a change that helps a student work around his or her disability.
This law supports the rights of people with disabilities and prohibits discrimination against them.