Stories from the Field

Stories inspire us.  They provide a way to share information that is memorable.  Stories convey information about how we have tried to overcome obstacles and solve problems that benefit those reading or listening to the story.  Below are stories about real people and what they have tried and experienced with positive behavior support in their lives.

Family PBS Experience
  • Resource Type: Paper
  • Audience: Parents
  • Content:  This paper was co-written by a parent and clinician to describe their experience, and share with other parents what they can expect and what's possible in Positive Behavior Support.
Sharing the Voices of People We Support: The Importance of Relationships and Valued Roles
  • Resource Type: Paper
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: This is a story about Jose and Toby that teaches about the importance of healthy relationships, having valued roles, and self-determination.
Right Science and Right Results: Lifestyle Change, PBS, and Human Dignity
  • Resource Type: Journal Article
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: Story about how PBS was used to improve Jay's quality of life.
Derek's Trajectory for Coronavirus 2020
  • Resource Type: YouTube Video
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: In this video the LifeCourse life trajectory tool is used to create plans for managing stress and finding community connections during the pandemic.
Case Studies in ABA for Students and Adults with Disabilities
  • Resource Type: Book
  • Audience: Professionals
  • Content: Text on positive behavior support with 21 case studies aligned with the BACB task list.
Laura's Communication Passport
  • Resource Type: Support Planning
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: This is a free support planning document focused on how Laura communicates with behavior and what it means and what supports should do in response.
Moving to Italy
  • Resource Type: Paper
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: A families story about cultural acclimation and living with a disability.
Living in Italy
  • Resource Type: Paper
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: Part two of the story about Ron and his families journey in supporting a full community life for Ron.
Derek's One Page Profile for COVID-19
  • Resource Type: YouTube Video
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: In this video see how one man adjusts and pivots when the pandemic hit with support from the community and family.
Ethan’s Alternative Tomorrow: A PATH Toward Social Inclusion.
  • Resource Type: Paper
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: Ethan’s Alternative Tomorrow: A PATH Toward Social Inclusion.
Unlocking Good Behavior
  • Resource Type: Paper
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: Unlocking Good Behavior: A Parent’s Roadmap to Improving Challenging Behavior with Positive Behavior Support.
College Bound
  • Resource Type: Paper
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: College Bound: A Journey to Independence.
Friends of Brian
  • Resource Type: Paper
  • Audience: Any
  • Content: Friends of Brian: Achieving Quality of Life Through Group Action Planning.
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