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Resource development

Dolly Bhargava can work with your organisation to apply for grants and/or develop resources to build capacity of your staff and/or individuals you support. She can also compile training manuals for your organisation.

 

Published behaviour management resource

Taking CHARGE of my Rainbow of Emotions click here

Behaviour Zen and Anxiety Disorder click here

Behaviour Zen and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder click here

Behaviour Zen and Autism Spectrum Disorder click here

Behaviour Zen and Conduct Disorder click here

Behaviour Zen and Oppositional Defiant Disorder click here

 

Apps

Rainbow of Emotions click here

Balanced Class Time App click here

Behaviour Zen click here

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E-Books

Getting started!!! Using visual systems to promote communication click here
Getting started!!! Using visual systems to promote play click here
Getting started!!! Using visual systems to support the development of self-esteem click here
Getting started!!! Using visual systems to provide positive behaviour support click here
Getting started: Rainbow of emotions and emotional management click here
Getting started: Balanced timetable the key to student engagement click here
Crime Prevention Education: Helping Children with Intellectual Disabilities Make Smart Choices click here
Getting started: Supporting and guiding communication development click here
Getting started: Developing a positive identity click here

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Published Behaviour Management Resource

Bhargava, D. (2014). Taking CHARGE of my Rainbow of Emotions. Shawnee Mission, KS: Autism Asperger Publishing Company. Taking Charge of My Rainbow Emotions starts by offering the reader with an emotional profile that they can use to gain valuable insight into their student's current emotional management skills. The results of the emotional profile suggests sections at which to start emotional coaching to strengthen the student s emotional management skills ranging from beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. This innovative resource goes on to provide the reader with a framework for giving students the tools they need to become effective emotional managers. Using the visual of a tool belt, strategies are grouped into the following categories: Chat Tools, Help Thinking Tools, Amusement Tools, Good Routine Tools and Exercise Tools—all tools proven helpful for individuals with social-emotional challenge. The student can then use the CHARGE toolbelt to manage their anger, anxiety, depression and other negative emotions. It received the 'Silver Winner's' award from NAPPA - National Parenting Publications Awards http://www.nappaawards.com/#!Taking-CHARGE-of-My-Rainbow-of-Emotions-Facilitators-Guide-and-Workbook-by-AAPC-Publishing/cpt1/54caa3510cf2f9ae3fe94c17Facilitators-Guide-and-Workbook-by-AAPC-Publishing/cpt1/54caa3510cf2f9ae3fe94c17

Available for purchase ($40) at http://www.behaviourzen.com/resources/shop

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Behaviour Zen and Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety is defined as persistent feelings of excessive or unreasonable fear, apprehension, worry or nervousness in the presence of or in anticipation (imagined) of a perceived threat. This book will provide you a bank of practical ideas, strategies and suggestions for the assessment, escalation profiling, management and prevention of emotional and behavioural difficulties in individuals with Anxiety Disorder. Cost $55 (inc. GST). To purchase please visit http://www.behaviourzen.com/resources/shop
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Behaviour Zen and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is defined by a pattern of behaviour involving inattention, disorganisation and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity. This book will provide you a bank of practical ideas, strategies and suggestions for the assessment, escalation profiling, management and prevention of emotional and behavioural difficulties in individuals with ADHD. Cost $55 (inc. GST). To purchase please visit http://www.behaviourzen.com/resources/shop
3  Behaviour Zen and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neuro-developmental disorder that affect parts of the central nervous system. It causes differences in the way the brain functions which leads to discrepancies in the way a person sees the world and learns from his or her experiences. This book will provide you a bank of practical ideas, strategies and suggestions for the assessment, escalation profiling, management and prevention of emotional and behavioural difficulties in individuals with ASD. Cost $55 (inc GST).   To purchase please visit http://www.behaviourzen.com/resources/shop

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Behaviour Zen and Conduct Disorder

Conduct Disorder (CD) is defined as a persistent and long term (chronic) pattern of very problematic behaviour (e.g. aggression, stealing) in which the basic rights of others or major social norms are violated. This book will provide you a bank of practical ideas, strategies and suggestions for the assessment, escalation profiling, management and prevention of emotional and behavioural difficulties in individuals with CD.  Cost $55 (inc. GST).   To purchase please visit http://www.behaviourzen.com/resources/shop
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Behaviour Zen and Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is defined as an ongoing pattern of uncooperative, defiant, and hostile behaviour toward authority figures. This book will provide you a bank of practical ideas, strategies and suggestions for the assessment, escalation profiling, management and prevention of emotional and behavioural difficulties in individuals with ODD. Cost $55 (inc. GST).  To purchase please visit http://www.behaviourzen.com/resources/shop
 

E-Books

Bhargava, D. (2009). Getting started!!! Using visual systems to promote communication. Perth, Australia: Carson Street School.

This free downloadable booklet has been written for parents, child care professionals, educators and health professionals supporting children with a range of disabilities. For example, Down's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Emotional and Behavioural Disorders, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, ADD/ADHD and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. It discusses a range of visual communication systems they can use at home and school to develop the child’s communication skills. Strategies for promoting the child’s speech and language skills have also been provided. Accompanying the booklet is a DVD which demonstrates the use of the visual communication systems.

Click here to download PDF booklet

 
 

Bhargava, D. (2010). Getting started!!! Using visual systems to promote play. Perth, Australia: Carson Street School.

This free downloadable booklet has been written for parents, child care professionals, educators and health professionals supporting children with a range of disabilities. For example, Down's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Emotional and Behavioural Disorders, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, ADD/ADHD and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. It discusses a range of visual communication systems and strategies that can be used at home to develop your child’s play skills. Accompanying the booklet is a DVD which demonstrates the use of the discussed strategies.

Click here to download PDF booklet

 
 self esteem

Bhargava, D. (2011). Getting started!!! Using visual systems to support the development of self-esteem. Perth, Australia: Department of Education of Western Australia.

This free downloadable booklet has been written for parents, child care professionals, educators and health professionals supporting children with a range of disabilities. For example, Down's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Emotional and Behavioural Disorders, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, ADD/ADHD and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. It provides a range of strategies to build the student’s self-esteem and resilience.

Click here to download PDF booklet

 
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Bhargava, D. (2011). Getting started!!! Using visual systems to provide positive behaviour support. Perth, Australia: Carson Street School.

This free downloadable booklet has been written for parents, child care professionals, educators and health professionals supporting children with a range of disabilities. For example, Down's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Emotional and Behavioural Disorders, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, ADD/ADHD and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. This booklet looks at ways of recognising, interpreting and managing the student’s challenging behaviour in proactive ways.

Click here to download PDF booklet

 
 emotional management

Bhargava, D. (2013). Getting started: Rainbow of emotions and emotional management. Perth, Australia: Carson Street School.

This free downloadable booklet has been written for parents, child care professionals, educators and health professionals supporting children with a range of disabilities. For example, Down's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Emotional and Behavioural Disorders, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, ADD/ADHD and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. The aim of this booklet is to help the student identify, express and manage their emotions in a socially acceptable manner by using the Rainbow of Emotions App for the iPad on the iTunes App Store (available here). Or Click here to download PDF Booklet

 
student engagement

Bhargava, D. (2015). Getting started: Balanced timetable the key to student engagement. Perth, Australia: Carson Street School.

This free downloadable booklet has been written for parents, child care professionals, educators and health professionals supporting children with a range of disabilities. For example, Down's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Emotional and Behavioural Disorders, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, ADD/ADHD and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. This resource aims to re-engage students who are at risk of disengaging or have disengaged from school.

Click here to download PDF booklet

 

Waldron, K, Steer, M and Bhargava, D (2006) Teaching Students with Sensory Impairments: Strategies for mainstream teachers. [Online at: http://www.trinity.edu/org/sensoryimpairments/index.htm]

This project is the result of an international, collaborative effort among educators in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, who work with students with vision or hearing impairments. The aim of the website is to provide a resource for professionals, parents, and university students involved in fully including students with sensory impairments in our educational systems. The main links from the home page include:

  • Inclusion
  • Definitions, Identification, and Professionals
  • Technological and Medical Interventions
  • Teaching Strategies and Accommodations
  • Social Skills
  • Counseling
  • Activities
  • Working with Families
  • Research and Reflections
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Bhargava,D. & McMurtrie C. (2015).  Crime Prevention Education: Helping Children with Intellectual Disabilities make Smart Choices.  Perth, Australia: Carson Street School.

Crime Prevention Education: Helping Children with Intellectual Disabilities make Smart Choices has been produced with funding received by School for Parents (Carson Street School) from 2015 SGIO Community Grants Program. The free resource has been developed for educators who support children with Intellectual Disabilities. The aim of this educational resource is to deter criminal behaviour in children with Intellectual Disabilities through developing their understanding of the concept of right vs. wrong, learning how to choose the right friends and stay away from the wrong people.

Click to download Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3    

 

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Bhargava, D. (2016). Getting started!!! Supporting and guiding communication development of students who are pre-intentional and intentional communicators. . Perth, Australia: Carson Street School.

This free downloadable booklet has been written for parents, child care professionals, educators and health professionals supporting students with profound Intellectual disability and suggest proactive ways to promote communication skill development within the classroom.

Click here to download PDF Booklet.

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Bhargava, D. (2016). GETTING STARTED!!! Developing a Positive Identity

Using visual strategies to support and guide the development of a positive sense of identity in students with intellectual disabilities has been produced with funding received by School for Parents from the non-Government Centre Support for Non-School Organisations of Western Australia.  This practical resource aims to educate, enable and empower educators with information about actively supporting students with disabilities develop and maintain a positive sense of identity, so that they can reach their full potential.

Apps

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Behaviour Zen

Behaviour Zen is an innovative new web based app designed to develop positive behaviours in the individuals we support with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties. 

The app is so simple to navigate, making it the ideal tool for parents, educators, professionals and support staff to use in a variety of settings, such as at home, childcare, preschool, primary school, secondary school, colleges, employment, corrective services, respite and a variety of places in the community.

Please see ‘Welcome to Behaviour Zen’ and ‘Behaviour Zen Book Series and App Tour’ videos to see my colleague Deb navigating you through the transformative journey of Behaviour Zen.

For more information on this please visit the www.behaviourzen.com website or the Behaviour Zen you-tube channel.

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The Rainbow of Emotions App for the iPad is available for purchase on the iTunes App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rainbos-of-emotions/id628301874?mt=8 . All proceeds from the purchase of the App will go to School for Parents (a not-for-profit organisation). The app can be used to coach children, adolescents and adults to identify, express and manage their emotions in a socially acceptable manner.

app link The Balanced Class Time App is for the iPad can be purchased on the iTunes App Store https://itunes.apple.com/app/balanced-class-time/id935563742?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D8. All proceeds from the purchase of the App will go to School for Parents (a not for profit organization). This user friendly app will guide educators step by step on how to set up a balanced timetable for your student.