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(p. 137) Peer Support Interventions in Inclusive Classrooms 

(p. 137) Peer Support Interventions in Inclusive Classrooms
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(p. 137) Peer Support Interventions in Inclusive Classrooms
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Erik W. Carter

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10.1093/med-psych/9780190068714.003.0012
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date: 13 April 2021

Supporting students with severe disabilities to access the myriad social and learning opportunities that exist within inclusive classrooms can be a challenge. Peer support arrangements are an evidence-based intervention for increasing social interactions and academic engagement while decreasing heavy reliance on individually assigned paraprofessionals. This chapter addresses the core features of this intervention and its anticipated outcomes. It also includes implementation steps and recommendations for intervention, as well as applications to diverse students and settings.

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