21Jan 2020

BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION AS A WAY OF PROMOTING EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN INCLUSIVE SCHOOLS IN CROSS RIVER STATE NIGERIA

  • Department of Special Education, University of Calabar, Cross River State
  • Federal College of Education (f.c.e), Obudu, Cross River State
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Behavior modification is an important technique in shaping behavior of every child in the school. This paper examined behavior and behavior problems, its characteristics and types of behavior problems as it relate to a child with special needs. This paper further discussed who the children with special needs are, the behaviors exhibited by children that deviates from normal. Different types of behavior modification techniques and therapies were discussed in relation to management of behavior problems and misconduct in the classroom by the classroom teachers. The roles of classroom teacher in the modification of behavior of children with special needs were highlighted. Conclusion was made as to how behavior modification will help in the management of classroom and education of children with special need by the teachers.


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[Josephine D. Nanjwan, Margaret O. Uzor and Inyango Martina Ongbonya (2020); BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION AS A WAY OF PROMOTING EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN INCLUSIVE SCHOOLS IN CROSS RIVER STATE NIGERIA Int. J. of Adv. Res. 8 (1). 166-169] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


JOSEPHINE D. NANJWAN (Ph.D)
UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/10277       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/10277


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