Paraeducators' Roles in Facilitating Friendships between Secondary Students with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders or Developmental Disabilities

  title={Paraeducators' Roles in Facilitating Friendships between Secondary Students with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders or Developmental Disabilities},
  author={Zachary Rossetti and Deborah Peters Goessling},
  journal={TEACHING Exceptional Children},
  pages={64 - 70}
In the cafeteria at East High School the two larger, circular tables to the left were apparently the tables informally designated for the students labeled with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Joshua sat in his wheelchair at one of the tables with another youtig man in a wheelchair, one male student and one female student each with Down syndrome, and three other students. Tlvo paraeducators sat at the next table over watching the students closely. The nearest students without… 

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