Paraprofessional support of students with disabilities

Giangreco, M. F. (2013). Teacher assistant supports in inclusive 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, 47,121-131 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. W, & Broer, S. M. (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