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Posted on February 24, 2018 9:42 pm
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aTaqyW
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Elopement
I have one student with autism that is starting to exhibit eloping behaviors. I call the office when I see the antecedent behaviors taking place but he almost walked off campus the other day before someone was able to find him. How can I prevent him from partaking in this behavior?
 
     
     
 
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Posted February 25, 2018 12:54 am

Wendy
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A functional assessment would help determine what he is accomplishing with this behavior. Is he getting away from something, perhaps a task or over-stimulation? Or is he going toward something, like hoping to get a favorite toy or see a favorite truck? You can not sit back and watch where he goes if it extends beyond the school or into a high traffic area, but interviewing the family and other caregivers may grant you some insight too. You will want to chart how often it happens, what the result is (if able to) and so on. This will provide valuable info to help you create a plan of action to curb the behavior.
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Solution 2
Posted July 2, 2018 12:05 pm

Dawn Palaio
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Maybe ask him why he is eloping. And figure out a good tool to stop it.maybe give him something to help you so he feels more attached to the classroom.
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Solution 3
Posted October 13, 2018 3:55 am

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The student must always be monitor
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Solution 4
Posted October 4, 2018 8:29 pm

ypaseR
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Due to the fact that you can't have the student walking off and they must always be monitored while under your care, you have to get with the administration and start working with the parents.
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Solution 5
Posted February 26, 2018 4:59 am

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This student must always be monitor.
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Solution 6
Posted February 26, 2018 4:59 am

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This student must always be monitor.
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