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Positive Behavior Support: Foundations, Systems, and Quality of Life


The first comprehensive text providing a foundation for research and practice focusing on positive attributes of disability, the handbook’s introductory chapters introduce a paradigmatic change in how disability itself is understood, leading to the opportunity to focus research and practice regarding positive psychology’s emphasis on optimal human functioning to understand and support people with disabilities.


Dunlap, G., Kincaid, D., & Jackson, D. (2013). Positive behavior support: Foundations, systems, and quality of life. In M. Wehmeyer (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of positive psychology and disability (pp. 303-316). New York, NY: Oxford University Press

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