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The Integration Assistant: benefits, challenges and recommendations

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This article draws heavily on the experiences of a Victorian primary school. The authors identify key qualities needed in an integration assistant and argue that policies for integration assistants should match actual roles and responsibilities. They identify key ways of supporting integration assistants as being through information and training, and by allowing time for regular planning meetings and lesson planning. Additional recommendations are given, with the importance of good communication being stressed. Keywords: Education, Professionals, School age

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Author
Macvean, ML & Hall LJ
Source
Australian Disability Review 2/97
Publisher
ACHPER
Publication Date
1 February 1997
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Education, Professionals, School age
Origin
Australia

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