Special Education

Attahcment 2 - Checklist to Determine the Student's Needs as They May Relate to the Need for a One-to-One Aide

Attachment 2

Checklist to Determine the Student's Needs as They May Relate to the Need For a One-to-One Aide 1

Health/Personal Care

  • Student requires non-medical specialized health care support (e.g., feeding, assistance with braces or prosthesis).2
  • Student requires positioning or bracing multiple times daily.
  • Student requires health-related interventions multiple times daily.
  • Student requires direct assistance with most personal care.

Behavior

Student presents with serious behavior problems with ongoing (daily) incidents of injurious behaviors to self and/or others or student runs away and student has a functional behavioral assessment and a behavioral intervention plan that is implemented with fidelity.

Instruction

Student cannot participate in a group without constant verbal and/or physical prompting to stay on task and follow directions.

Inclusion in General Education Classes

  • Student needs an adult in constant close proximity for direct instruction.
  • Student requires individualized assistance to transition to and from class more than 80 percent of the time.
  • Student needs an adult in close proximity to supervise social interactions with peers at all times.

1This checklist does not present an exhaustive list nor is it intended to mean that every student with these needs would require individualized assistance by a one-to-one aide.

2 Use of one-to-one aides for health related care must be provided consistent with Department guidance  http://www.schoolhealthservicesny.com/uploads/nursing_tasks.pdf; http://www.schoolhealthservicesny.com/uploads/March.pdf

Last Updated: January 4, 2012