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ERIC Number: ED140582
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Paraprofessional in Special Education.
Boomer, Lyman W.
A definition for the term "paraprofessional" is proposed, and the role of paraprofessionals in programs for handicapped learners is examined. It is reported that the special education paraprofessional assists in the development of the instructional program and shares in the responsibility for effective classroom management, while the special education teacher is primarly responsible for defining and directing the instructional program and teaching the children, as well as acting as program manager and supervisor. (SBH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Convention, The Council for Exceptional Children (55th, Atlanta, Georgia, April 11-15, 1977)