Dr. Lynn K. Wilder

Dr. Lynn K. Wilder

Lynn K. Wilder, Ed.D., is an associate professor in the College of Education at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers. She has published more than 50 scholarly articles and books. Her area of research and expertise is the behavior of children and youth with emotional/behavioral disorders and the culturally laden behavior of minority students that is sometimes misunderstood as disability. She has taught special education students in the public schools and worked with school dropouts. Lynn supervises university students who work with parents of children with challenging behavior. Married 36 years, she has four adult children and six grandchildren.

Books by Author

Family HOPE Program Guide: Positive Behavior Support for Families of Children with Challenging Behavior
Positive Behavior Support for Families of Children with Challenging Behavior

Based on the principles of positive behavior support (PBS), the Family HOPE program (happiness-optimism-promise-excellence) offers support and enco

Family HOPE Parent Handbook: Positive Behavior Support for Families of Children with Challenging Behavior
Positive Behavior Support for Families of Children with Challenging Behavior

Based on the principles of positive behavior support (PBS), the Family Hope program offers support and encouragement for families of childre