A “5” Could Make Me Lose Control! is a great teaching aid to help your child learn how to regulate their emotions. Included in the kit are different cards with scenarios that need to be matched with the appropriate point and corresponding emotion on the scale.
The Incredible 5-Point Scale (Buron & Curtis, 2003) is a simple strategy that involves breaking down behaviors into concrete parts in order to help an individual more easily understand their own responses and feelings and ultimately learn to manage their behavior. This technique can be very effective with a wide range of individuals and can […]
This is a tricky question to answer. Individuals with ASD are complex and unique so finding ways to best support them depends on the individual and their goals. Below, we’ve outlined a few interventions that you would want to be familiar with. On our “Community Autism Specialists” page we have contact information for area resources. […]
This visual support is a large version of the emotions thermometer we carry in stock in the resource room, which is based off of “The incredible 5-Point Scale”. The emotions thermometer helps individuals break down emotions into concrete parts to help them identify and better understand their feelings. This is done by breaking down emotions […]
Have you heard of PECS but not really sure what it is? Would you like to implement a five-point scale, but not exactly sure how? The Autism Internet Modules were developed with one aim in mind: to make comprehensive,up-to-date, and usable information on autism accessible and applicable to educators, other professionals, and families who support […]
The Incredible 5-Point Scale: The Significantly Improved and Expanded Second Edition by Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis. (XBM Buron 2012 Improved) Assisting students in understanding social interactions and controlling their emotional responses. Pp. 97. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Social Behavior and Self-Management by Kari Dunn Buron, MS, Jane Thierfeld Brown EdD, Mitzi Curtis, MA, and Lisa King, Med. (XBM Buron 2012) 5 point scales for Adolescents and Adults. Pp. 71. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
A 5 Is Against the Law! Social Boundaries: Straight Up! An honest guide for teens and young adults by Kari Dunn Buron. (XBM Buron 2007) This book takes a look at challenging behavior with a particular focus on behaviors that can spell trouble for adolescents and young adults who have difficulty understanding and maintaining social […]
The Incredible 5 Point Scale by Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis. (XBM Buron 2005 DVD) In this DVD, the authors share their successful use of the simple concept of 5-point scales to help students understand and control their emotional reactions to everyday events that might otherwise set in emotion escalating reactions. Whether it is inappropriate […]
The Incredible 5 Point Scale: Assisting Students with ASD in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling their Emotional Responses by Kari Buron & Mitzi Curtis. (XBM Buron 2003) Two teachers share their simple yet successful concept of the 5 point scale to help students understand and control their emotional reactions to everyday events that might otherwise […]