Improving Specialized Support Services in Inclusive Schools

Understanding why special education is not a place In line with the goal of inclusion, today’s continuum of support for students with disabilities emphasizes the general education setting as the…

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New Models of Support: The Changing Role of Special Education Personnel

Recognizing different needs For decades, the roles of special education personnel changed very little. They were assigned on the basis of the labels of the students they served or the…

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Student-Centered IEP Planning

Achieving Quality, Promoting Collaboration, Maintaining Compliance This overview course covers the basic information that Special Education teachers need to know to develop Individual Education Plans (IEPs) that are aligned with…

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The Teacher’s Role in Supervising Paraeducators

Building strong and effective relationships In order for paraprofessionals assigned to classrooms to be most effective in their work and successfully meet student needs, daily supervision from the classroom teacher…

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