Generalization and Sustainability in Positive Behavior Support

Katherine's Long-Term PBS Plan

Mother and daughter laughing while the Mom gives the daughter a piggy back ride.

The video on this page includes a story about how Katherine and her team created a sustainable long-term plan of support. Katherine's story is based on research that highlights the important elements of generalization and sustainability for a positive behavior support plan that was implemented over seven years. As you listen to Katherine's story PDF in the recording below, look for the key elements that made her positive behavior support plan both effective and durable.

Power Point on Long-Term Planning PDF

The citation for this study:

Lucyshyn, J. M., Albin, R. W., Horner, R. H., Mann, J. C., Mann, J. A., & Wadsworth, G. (2007). Family implementation of positive behavior support for a child with autism: Longitudinal, single-case, experimental, and descriptive replication and extension. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 9(3), 131-150.

The publisher has made this article free to access. You can access this article by visiting the Module 4 Resource Page .