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biwithouttearsOctober Reading!

Behavior Intervention Without Tears: Keeping FBAs and BIPs Simple, by Terri Chiara Johnston.

(Available through Research Press Publishers).

Written in an accessible, conversational style, this book tackles basic issues involved in constructing sound Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans. Teachers, counselors and other stakeholders will learn how to:

  • Use the simple ABCs of learning to prevent, not react to, behavior problems.
  • Understand the basic components of an FBA and choose and describe target behaviors so everyone involved can chart them.
  • Intervene effectively to get rapid reduction of problem behaviors.


Facilitated IEP


An FIEP is an option available at the request of schools and parents for conflict prevention and resolution. This service is provided at no cost to parents or schools.  A trained impartial professional (facilitator) helps the case conference committee with the IEP process.

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Virtual Office Hours

Virtual Office Hours (VOH) is an open webinar for anyone with questions about the Indiana IEP (IIEP) System or special education.  VOH provides direct access to our Indiana IEP consultants.  Our staff will share updates and upcoming changes to the IIEP system while answering your questions.  Following each session, the questions and answers are posted to Indiana Department of Education's Learning Connection and the IEPRC website.
VOH is presented on the third Wednesday of every month (August-May) from 11:30 am-12 pm and 3-3:30 pm (ET).

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Join the Conversation

The original presentation by Dr. Yell uses state and federal law as a basis for the development of educationally meaningful and legally sound IEPs. Dr. Yell connects the components of the IEP into one unique story. The collection of data is especially important as it is the common thread running through the entire document.


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