ERIC Number: EJ603333
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Parent Perspectives on the Roles of Paraprofessionals.
French, Nancy K.; Chopra, Ritu V.
Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, v24 n4 p259-72 Win 1999
Nineteen mothers of 23 children who received special education services in inclusive classrooms with support from paraprofessionals found that the mothers identified closely with paraprofessionals and believed that they were compassionate, dedicated people who functioned in four major roles: connector, team member, instructor, and physical caregiver. Turnover is discussed. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Series: Paraprofessionals.