Quoting lolajessup:" <blockquote><b>Quoting mama3trish:</b>" Have a bucket and fill it with little balls ... [snip!] ... understand sarcasm and probably thinks he's being sarcastic but is really being a jerk. I would have a talk with him for sure."I am currently doing IBI (basically an ABA training with my ASD kid) and I never realised how effective positive reinforcement was opposed to just punishing before.If my son can get it then any other kid can if the parents follow through and impliment it properly. Sounds like you are a very caring teacher.