So... strategies for when two SPED kids hate each others' behaviors?

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  1. Backroads

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    Two kids, each with a set of diagnosis and accompanying behaviors. Relatively mild behaviors that generally do not bother the rest of the class. The two students are deeply distracted by each other's behaviors to the point of getting deeply upset (also potentially affected by diagnosed conditions). For example, one kid silently fidgeting, distracting second kid on other side of the room, leading to second kid standing up screaming and kicking.

    If putting one in another room isn't an option nor is requiring student to "just not have those mild behaviors accompanying conditions", what can be done?
     
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    Seat them so their backs are facing each other?
     
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    Is there any way of using some type of barrier, or other way of visually blocking the distraction? I'd say headphones, but you mentioned it was a quiet fidgeting.
     
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