Including the Functional Behavioral Assessment Technology in Schools


This introductory article to a special series discusses requirements under the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to base behavioral intervention planning and positive behavioral support on information obtained through a functional behavioral assessment (FBA) process. The lack of guidance on FBAs and strategies for preventing FBA misrules are addressed.


Excetionality from Informaworld site


  • Robert H. Horner
  • George Sugai

Prevention Level

  • Tertiary


  • Parents
  • PBS Coaches
  • Specialists
  • Teachers

System Impact

  • Individual Student


  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Elementary School
  • Families
  • High School
  • Middle School