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  • Batsche, G., Elliot, J., Graden, J. L., Grimes, J., Kovaleski, J. F., Prasse, D., Reschly, D. J., Schrag, J., & Tilly III W. D. (2005). Response to intervention: Policy considerations and implementation. Alexandria, VA: National Association of State Directors of Special Education.

  • Burns, B. J., & Goldman, S. K. (1999). Promising practices in wraparound for children with serious emotional disturbance and their families. Systems of care: Promising practices in children's mental health, 1998 series, Volume IV. Washington DC: Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice, American Institutes for Research.

  • Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law (2006, March). Way to go: School success for children with mental health care needs. Washington, D.C.


Deno, S., & Mirkin, P. (1977). Data-based program modification. Minneapolis, MN: Leadership Training Institute for Special Education.


Eber, L. (2003). The art and science of wraparound: Completing the continuum of schoolwide behavioral support. Bloomington, IN: Forum on Education at Indiana University.


  • Fixsen, D. L., Naoom, S. F., Blasé, K. A., Friedman, R. M., & Wallace, F. (2005). Implementation research: A synthesis of the literature. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida.

  • Freeman, R. Perrin, N., Irvin, L., Vincent, C., Newcomer, L., Moore, M., Anderson, S., Miller, D., Kimbrough, P., Little, A., Deegan, M., Rennells, K., & Farr Bond, K. (2009). Positive behavior support across the lifespan: Expanding the concept of statewide planning for large scale organizational cultural change. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas.


Hieneman, M. & Dunlap, G. (2000). [Factors affecting the outcomes of community-based behavioral support: Identification and description of factor categories.](/Files/commbased brief.pdf) Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2(3), 161-169.


Jolivette, K., Scott, T. M., & Nelson, C. M. (2000). The link between assessment and intervention: FBAs and BIPs. (ERIC EC Digest E592). Reston, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.


Kame'enui, E. J., & Simmons, D. C. (2002). Planning and evaluation tool for effective schoolwide reading programs-Revised (PET-R). Eugene, OR: Institute for the Development of Educational Achievement.


Llewellyn, G., & Knoster, T. (1997). Screening for understanding of student problem behavior: An initial line of inquiry. Instructional Support System of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Department of Education.


  • Magito-McLaughlin, D. & Spinosa, T. R. (2002). Individualized waiver services: Working methods. In Jacobsen, J. W., Mulick, J. A., & Holburn, S. (Eds.), Contemporary dual diagnosis MH/MR service models. Volume 1: Residential and day services (pp. 75-87). Kingston, NY: NADD

  • Mayer, G.R., & Sulzer-Azaroff, B. (1990). Interventions for vandalism. In G. Stoner, M. R. Shinn, & H. M. Walker (Eds.), Interventions for achievement and behavior problems (pp. 599-580) [Monograph]. Washington, DC: National Association for School Psychologists.

  • McMorrow, M. J. (2007). Behavioral challenges after brain injury. Brain Injury Association of America. Retrieved December 29, 2007: http://www.biausa.org/

  • Mount, B., Beeman, P., & Ducharme, G. (1991). What are we learning from circles of support? Manchester, CT: Communitas.

  • Mount, B., Ducharme, G., & Beeman, P. (1991). Person-centered development: A journey in learning to listen to people with disabilities. Manchester, CT: Communitas.


  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. (2000). Report of the National Reading Panel. Teaching children to read: An evidence-based assessment of the scientific research literature on reading and its implications for reading instruction (NIH Publication No. 00-4769). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

  • National Staff Development Council. (2001). Standards for staff development (Revised). Oxford, OH: National Staff Development Council.


O’Brien, J., & Lovett, H. (1993). Finding a way toward everyday lives: The contribution of person-centered planning. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Office of Mental Retardation.


Patterson, G. R. (1980). Mothers: The unacknowledged victims. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 45, (Serial No. 186).


Reuf, M.B., Turnbull, A.P., Turnbull, H.R., & Poston, D. (1999). Perspectives of five stakeholder groups: Challenging behavior of individuals with mental retardation and autism. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 1, 43-58.


  • Schalock, R. L. & Keith, K. D. (1993). Quality of life questionnaire. Worthington, OH: IDS Publishing Corporation.

  • Smull, M. W., & Harrison, S. B. (1992). Supporting people with severe retardation in the community. Alexandria, VA: National Association of State Mental Retardation Program Directors.

  • Sugai, G., & Horner, R. H. (1994). Including students with severe behavior problems in general education settings: Assumptions, challenges, and solutions. In J. Marr, G. Sugai, & G. Tindal (Eds.). The Oregon Conference Monograph, 6, 102-20. Eugene, OR: University of Oregon.

  • Sugai, G., Horner, R. H., Algozzine, R., Barrett, S., Lewis, T., Anderson, C., Bradley, R., Choi, J. H., Dunlap, G., Eber, L., George, H., Kincaid, D., McCart, A., Nelson, M., Newcomer, L., Putnam, R., Riffel, L., Rovins, M., Sailor, W., Simonsen, B. (2010). School-wide positive behavior support: Implementers' blueprint and self-assessment. Eugene, OR: University of Oregon.
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Tobin, T., & Sprague, J. (1999). Alternative educational programs for at-risk youth: Issues, best practices, and recommendations. Oregon School Study Council Bulletin, 42(4), Summer. University of Oregon, College of Education. Eugene, OR.


Vaughn Gross Center for Preventing Reading Difficulties. (2005). Preventing reading difficulties: A three-tiered intervention model, description available at http://cce.wceruw.org/texas.html.


  • Walker, H. M., & Eaton-Walker, J. (2000). Preventing school violence. Key questions about school safety: Critical issues and recommended solutions. NASP Bulletin, March.

  • Walker, H. M., Irvin, L. K., & Sprague, J. R. (1997). Violence prevention and school safety: Issues, problems, approaches, and recommended solutions. Oregon School Study Council Bulletin, 41(1), Fall.