Paraprofessional support of students with disabilities

Giangreco, M. F. (2013). Teacher assistant supports in inclusie schools: Reasearch, practices and alternatives. Australasian Journal of Special Edcuation, 37(2), 93-106. doi: 10.1017/jse.2013.1. Link to this article: http:journals.cambridge.org/abstract s1030011213000018. Full text pdf is available here. Posted with the permission of Cambridge University Press and the Australasian Journal of Special Education. Copyright the Authors 2013

Giangreco, M. F. & Hoza, B. (August 2013). Are paraprofessional supports helpful? Attention, 20(4), 22-25.

Giangreco, M. F., Suter, J. C., & Hurley, S. M. (2013). Revisiting personnel utilization in inclusion-oriented schools. Journal of Special Education.47121-132 doi: 10.1177/0022466911419015

Giangreco, M. F., Doyle, M. B., & Suter, J. C. (2012). Constructively responding to requests for paraprofessionals: We keep asking the wrong questions. Remedial and Special Education, 33, 362-373. doi: 10.1177/0741932511413472

Giangreco, M. F., Broer, S. M., & Suter, J. C. (2011). Guidelines for selecting alternatives to overreliance on paraprofessionals: Field-testing in inclusion-oriented schools. Remedial and Special Education, 32(1), 22-38. doi: 10.1177/0741932509355951

Giangreco, M. F. (2010). Utilization of teacher assistants in inclusive schools: Is it the kind of help that helping is all about? European Journal of Special Needs Education, 25(4), 341-345. DOI: 10.1080/08856257.2010.513537

Giangreco, M. F. (2010). One-to-one paraprofessionals for students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms: Is conventional wisdom wrong? Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, 48(1), 1-13. DOI: 10.1352/1934-9556-48.1.1 Full text pdf available. Posted with permission of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities www.aaidd.org

Giangreco, M. F., Suter, J. C., & Doyle, M. B. (2010). Paraprofessionals in inclusive schools: A review of recent research. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 20, 41-57. DOI: 10.1080/10474410903535356

Suter, J. C., & Giangreco, M. F. (2009). Numbers that count: Exploring special education and paraprofessional service delivery in inclusion-oriented schools. Journal of Special Education, 43(2), 81-93. doi: 10.1177/0022466907313353
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Giangreco, M. F. (2009). Critical issues brief: Concerns about the proliferation of one-to-one paraprofessionals. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children, Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Available online at http://www.dddcec.org/positionpapers.htm

Giangreco, M. F., Hurley, S. M., & Suter, J.C. (2009). Personnel utilization and general class placement of students with disabilities: Ranges and ratios. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 47(1), 53-56. Full Text PDF available. Posted with permission of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities www.aaidd.org Corrected version of this article was posted December 11, 2009

Causton-Theoharis, J., Giangreco, M.F., Doyle, M.B., & Vadasy, P.F. (2007). Paraprofessionals: The "sous chefs" of literacy instruction. Teaching Exceptional Children 40(1), 56-62. Full text pdf available here. Posted with permission of the Council for Exceptional Children, www.cec.sped.org.

Giangreco, M.F., Broer, S.M. (2007). School-based screening to determine overreliance on paraprofessionals. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 22(3), 149-158. Full text pdf available. Posted with permission from Hammill Institute on Disabilities.

Giangreco, M.F., & Doyle, M.B. (2007). Teacher assistants in inclusive schools. In L. Florian (Ed.), The SAGE handbook of special education (pp. 429-439). London: Sage. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with the Permission of SAGE Publications, www.sagepub.com.

Giangreco, M.F., Smith, C.S., Pinckney, E. (2006). Addressing the paraprofessional dilemma in an inclusive school: A program description. Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities , 31 (3), 215-229. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of TASH, www.tash.org.

Broer, S. M., Doyle, M. B., & Giangreco, M. F. (2005) Perspectives of students with intellectual disabilities about their experiences with paraprofessional support. Exceptional Children, 71(4), 415-430. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of the Council for Exceptional Children www.cec.sped.org

Giangreco, M.F., Yuan, S., McKenzie, B., Cameron, P., & Fialka, J. (2005). "Be careful what you wish for…": Five reasons to be concerned about the assignment of individual paraprofessionals. Teaching Exceptional Children, 37(5), 28-34 . Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of the Council for Exceptional Children www.cec.sped.org

Giangreco, M.F., Halvorsen, A., Doyle, M.B., & Broer, S.M. (2004). Alternatives to overreliance on paraprofessionals in inclusive schools. Journal of Special Education Leadership, 17(2), 82-90. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of C.A.S.E. CEC, http://casecec.org.

Giangreco, M.F., & Doyle, M.B. (2004). Directing paraprofessional work. In C. Kennedy & E. Horn (Eds.), Including students with severe disabilities, (pp. 185-204). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of Allyn & Bacon, www.ablongman.com.

Giangreco, M. F. (2003). Working with paraprofessionals. Educational Leadership, 61(2), 50-53. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of copyright holder, author.

Giangreco, M. F. & Broer, S. M. (2005). Questionable utilization of paraprofessionals in inclusive schools: Are we addressing symptoms or causes? Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 20(1), 10-26. Abstract Available or Full Text Available in PDF Format Posted with permission of Pro-Ed Inc., www.proedinc.com.

Giangreco, M.F., & Broer, S.M. (March/April 2003). The paraprofessional conundrum: Why we need alternative support strategies. TASH Connections Newsletter, 29 (3/4), 22-23. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of TASH, www.tash.org.

Giangreco, M. F., Edelman, S. W., & Broer, S. M. (2003). Schoolwide planning to improve paraeducator supports. Exceptional Children, 70 (1), 63-79. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Reprinted with permission of the Council for Exceptional Children www.cec.sped.org

Giangreco, M.F., Backus, L., CichoskiKelly, E., Sherman, P., & Mavropoulos, Y. (2003). Paraeducator training materials to facilitate inclusive education: Initial field-test data. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 22(1), 17-27. Full Text Available in PDF Format. For more information about the Rural Special Education Quarterly, see the ACRES web site at http://www.acres-sped.org/

Giangreco, M. F. & Broer, S. M. (January 2003). Paraprofessionals -- No perfect solution. CEC Today, 9(5), 12-13. Disclaimer

Giangreco, M.F., Broer, S.M., & Edelman, S.W. (2002). Schoolwide planning to improve paraeducator supports: A pilot study. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 21(1), 3-15. Full Text Available in PDF Format. For more information about the Rural Special Education Quarterly, see the ACRES web site at http://www.acres-sped.org/

Giangreco, M.F. & Doyle, M.B. (2002). Students with disabilities and paraprofessional supports: Benefits, balance, and band-aids. Focus on Exceptional Children, 34 (7), 1-12. Summary Available or Online Full Text Version. Posted with permission of the Love Publishing Co www.lovepublishing.com

Giangreco, M.F., Broer, S.M., & Edelman, S.W. (2002). "That was then, this is now!" Paraprofessional supports for students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Exceptionality, 10(1), 47-64. Full Text Available in PDF Format Posted with permission of Laurence Erlbaum Associates, www.erlbaum.com.

Giangreco, M.F. (2001). Teacher leadership: Working with paraeducators (Instructor's and Participant's Manuals). Burlington, VT: University of Vermont, Center on Disability and Community Inclusion. Distributed by the National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. (Code: 650.049 A and 650.049B)

Giangreco, M.F., Edelman, S.W., & Broer, S.M. (2001). Respect, appreciation, and acknowledgement of paraprofessionals who support students with disabilities. Exceptional Children, 67, 485-498. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Reprinted with permission of the Council for Exceptional Children www.cec.sped.org

Giangreco, M.F., Broer, S.M., & Edelman, S.W. (2001). Teacher engagement with students with disabilities: Differences based on paraprofessional service delivery models. Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 26, 75-86. Summary Available and Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with the permission of TASH, www.tash.org

Giangreco, M.F., Edelman, S.W., Broer, S.M., & Doyle, M.B. (2001). Paraprofessional support of students with disabilities: Literature from the past decade. Exceptional Children, 68, 45-63 Abstract Available and Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of the Council for Exceptional Children www.cec.sped.org

Giangreco, M.F., Edelman, S., & Broer, S. (May, 2001). A guide to schoolwide planning for paraeducator supports. Burlington, VT: University of Vermont, Center on Disability and Community Inclusion. Online at http://www.uvm.edu/~cdci/parasupport/guide.html

CichoskiKelly,, E., Backus, L., Giangreco, M.F., & Tucker, P. (2000). Paraeducator entry-level training for supporting students with disabilities paraeducators (Instructor's and Participant's Manuals). Burlington, VT: University of Vermont, Center on Disability and Community Inclusion. Distributed by the National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. (Code: 650.048 A and 650.048B)

Giangreco, M. F., Broer S. M., & Edelman, S. W. (1999). The tip of the iceberg: Determining whether paraprofessional support is needed for students with disabilities in general education settings. Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 24(4), 281-291. Summary Available and Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of TASH, www.tash.org

Giangreco, M.F., CichoskiKelly, E., Backus, L., Edelman, S.W., Tucker, P., Broer, S., & CichoskiKelly, C., & Spinney, P. (March,1999). Developing a shared understanding: Paraeducator supports for students with disabilities in general education. TASH Newsletter, 25 (3), 21-23. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of TASH, www.tash.org.

Giangreco, M.F., Edelman, S., Luiselli, T.E., & MacFarland, S.Z. (1997). Helping or hovering? Effects of instructional assistant proximity on students with disabilities. Exceptional Children, 64 (1), 7-18. Full Text Available in PDF Format. Posted with permission of the Council for Exceptional Children www.cec.sped.org