ERIC Number: EJ552179
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Helping or Hovering? Effects of Instructional Assistant Proximity on Students with Disabilities.
Giangreco, Michael F.; Edelman, Susan W.; Luiselli, Tracy Evans; MacFarland, Stephanie Z. C.
Exceptional Children, v64 n1 p7-18 Fall 1997
Observations and interviews in 16 classrooms concerning proximity of instructional assistants to students with disabilities found: (1) interference with general educator responsibility; (2) separation from classmates; (3) dependence on adults; (4) impact on peer interactions; (5) limitations on receiving competent instruction; (6) loss of personal control; (7) loss of gender identity; and (8) interference with instruction of other students. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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