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The Promise and Practice of Peer Supports: Meaningful Inclusion for Students With Moderate and Severe Disabilities. A CEC/DPHMD

Aug 22, 2012 -- 11:05 am
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 4-5 p.m. EDT

Including students with moderate and severe disabilities in a meaningful way within the school is an important challenge for their teachers and for administrators. Inclusion in the social and learning opportunities in school is critical to the success and well-being of students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. In this webinar, Erik Carter will address peer support arrangements that are practical and effective in general education classrooms, clubs, and other school activities.

Presented By:


Erik Carter, Vanderbilt University

After viewing this webinar, participants will be able to:

Describe how students might benefit from peer-support strategies.
Invite and match the students.
Develop effective support plans for inclusive classrooms.
Orient peers to their roles and provide ongoing support.
Evaluate the social and academic impact of peer support arrangements in schools.

To Register, please click:http://www.cec.sped.org/scriptcontent/custom/events/webinars.cfm

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