Peer Buddies: Meeting the Social Needs of Students with Severe Disabilities
ED News Daily
March 25, 2014
Although many students who qualify for special education placement are mainstreamed into classrooms, there are some students who need specialized care based on the severity of the disability. Entering the world of middle school counseling, I served students at a middle school with a designated classroom for students with severe disabilities. These students spent the majority of their day in one classroom with the other students who also had severe disabilities with limited interaction with the remainder of the student population.
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