3. The Hard Part

Now that you've identified a student's unsolved problems, it's time to solve them...and here's how

Once you’ve used the ALSUP to identify a student’s lagging skills and unsolved problems, then you’re ready to solve those problems. Better for the problem solving to be collaborative rather than unilateral. Watch Now.

How do you solve problems collaboratively? What if the student won’t or can’t participate? What if the student is too unstable or seems unable to meet virtually any expectations? Watch Now

It would probably be helpful to see what the process of solving problems collaboratively looks like. Here’s an example of what Plan B looked like with a 10-year old boy who endured 140 restraints and locked- or blocked-door seclusions in the three months he spent at a “therapeutic” school for kids on the autism spectrum. Neither he nor his parents had ever done Plan B before. Watch now.

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