ERIC Number: EJ550629
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Career Pathways for Related Service Paratherapists Working in Early Intervention and Other Education Settings.
Longhurst, Thomas M.
Journal of Children's Communication Development, v18 n1 p23-30 Spr-Sum 1997
Discusses issues in personnel training practices for paraprofessionals providing related services in early intervention and education settings. The term paratherapist is used to refer to paraprofessionals working under the supervision of professionals in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology. Presents a philosophy of related service paratherapist utilization and a summary of current and future needs for paratherapists. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Speech-Language Paraprofessionals Working in Educational Settings.