Behaviour Management Strategies in Special Education


  • Siddharth Kumar Pokhriyal Assistant Professor and Coordinator , Dept. of Special Education, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani (Uttarakhand)


Behaviour management, Special education, Individualized Education Plans, Positive Behaviour Support


Behaviour management is a critical aspect of special education, as it plays a pivotal role in creating a conducive learning environment for students with diverse needs. This paper explores various behaviour management strategies that have proven effective in supporting students with special needs. Through a comprehensive literature review, the paper examines the importance of individualized education plans (IEPs) and their role in tailoring interventions to address specific behavioural challenges. Additionally, the concept of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is discussed, emphasizing the significance of reinforcing positive behaviours over punitive measures.Visual supports, as an essential tool in special education classrooms, are explored in detail, with examples of how they aid in reducing anxiety and improving task comprehension. The paper also delves into the significance of conducting Functional Behaviour Assessments (FBA) to identify the underlying functions of challenging behaviours, ultimately informing targeted intervention strategies.


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How to Cite

Siddharth Kumar Pokhriyal. (2023). Behaviour Management Strategies in Special Education. Global International Research Thoughts, 11(2), 16–19. Retrieved from



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