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Meaningful Inclusion for Students with Disabilities

The Promise and Practice of Peer Supports: Meaningful Inclusion for Students With Moderate and Severe Disabilities. A CEC/DPHMD Collaborative Webinar

Ensuring that students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and otherdevelopmental disabilities benefit fully from the many social and learningopportunities available within their schools is an important challenge. This recording addresses peer support arrangements as a practical and effective approach for including students with significant disabilities in general education classrooms, clubs, and other school activities. Research suggests peer support strategies may be a promising alternative to one-to-one paraprofessional support models in inclusive classrooms.

After viewing this program, you will be able to:
  • Discuss how students with and without disabilities might benefit from peer support strategies.
  • Describe how to invite and match the students, develop effective support plans, orient peers to their social roles, and provide ongoing support.
  • Desribe how to evaluate the social and academic impact of peer support arrangements in schools.

Presented By:
Erik Carter, Vanderbilt University

Date of original program:
September 25, 2012

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