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Paraeducators (aides) should be seen as helpers for all the students, not just the students who have disabilities. These students are accessing the general education curriculum and are participating in Mod-MSA; specifically, these students are approximately 2-3 years below grade level. You can save money by buying games in sets of 8 or 16. When a school district decides to implement Circle of Friends, it is a first step towards optimizing the learning experience for students with disabilities, eliminating the stress of social isolation and decreasing incidents of bullying.

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Publisher: RP Books; 2 edition (March 14, 2013)


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