Paraprofessional services for students with disabilities: A legal analysis of issues
Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), Law and policy, Paraprofessionals
Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities
Concomitant with the increase in the number of paraprofessionals assisting students with disabilities is the emergence of legal issues pertaining to the need, selection, responsibilities, preparation, and supervision of those paraprofessionals. The purpose of this article is to provide a legal analysis of administrative and judicial decisions concerning these issues and to propose guidelines for ensuring appropriate paraprofessional involvement in the educational programs for students with disabilities. copyright 2005 by TASH.
Department of Special Education
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DOI of published version
Etscheidt, Susan, "Paraprofessional services for students with disabilities: A legal analysis of issues" (2005). Faculty Publications. 3008.