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Supporting Inclusion, Relationships, and Learning of Students with ASD: The Promise and Practice of Peer-Mediated Interventions

  • Radisson Hotel Albany (map)

This presentation will address the effectiveness and feasibility of peer-mediated supports as evidence-based approaches for promoting inclusion and social participation within inclusive classrooms, extracurricular activities, and other school settings. Practical strategies for implementing peer support arrangements and peer networks will be shared, along recommendations for reconsidering the use of individually assigned paraprofessionals and other special education staff to promote school inclusion.