Poster Session  |   November 2018
Paraprofessionals’ Perceptions of Their Level of Preparedness in the Classroom Setting
Author Affiliations
  • New York City Department of Education
  • Quinnipiac University
Article Information
School-Based Practice / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Paraprofessionals’ Perceptions of Their Level of Preparedness in the Classroom Setting
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505119p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5029
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505119p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO5029
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

This qualitative study explored school-based paraprofessionals’ perceptions of their level of preparedness to work with students with special needs in classrooms. Participants indicted they did not feel adequately trained in instructional supports or in diagnoses and associated behaviors.

Primary Author and Speaker: Marcia Maltz

Additional Authors and Speakers: Francine M. Seruya