Special Education Law: Impact of 1:1 Paraprofessionals

The objective of this course is to identify the role of a 1:1 paraprofessional in special education programming.

What is a special education paraprofessional?

1:1 Paraprofessional Presentation

1_1 Aides

What are the benefits of a paraprofessional's support?

  • May assist in the provision of special education and related services under the supervision of a qualified teacher or related service provider
  • May provide instruction for small group instruction
  • May implement positive behavior support interventions
  • May facilitate social interaction between peers with and without disabilities
  • All of the above

Special Education or Staffing Practice

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Research-based Practice

  • The expanded utilization of paraprofessionals in instructional roles is NOT based on data that suggest students with disabilities do as well or better educationally with paraprofessionals than they do with special educators or general education teachers.
  • The expanded utilization of paraprofessionals in instructional roles is based on data that suggest students with disabilities do as well or better educationally with paraprofessionals than they do with special educators or general education teachers.