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ERIC Number: ED451645
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, 2000.
Ford, Bridgie Alexis, Ed.
Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, v4 n1 Nov 2000
This publication presents seven articles concerned with the education of students with disabilities or special talents who also have cultural or linguistic differences. Section 1 contains the following four articles: (1) "Code Switching: A Bridge or Barrier between Two Languages?" (Alejandro Brice and Linda I. Rosa-Lugo); (2) "Resistance Theories: Exploring the Politics of Oppositional Behavior" (Scot Danforth); (3) "No Easy Walk: African-American Educators Coping with Their Own Children with Special Needs" (Martha S. Lue and Cheryl E. Green); and (4) "Challenges and Choices in Urban Teaching: The Perspectives of General and Special Educators" (Deborah L. Voltz). The second section, "In the Oral Tradition" presents interviews with two Latina educational leaders, Alba Ortiz and Elba Maldonado-Colon. The interview is reported by Helen Bessent Byrd in "Effective Provision of Educational Services to Latino-American Children with Special Needs and Gifts." The third section provides two articles by young practitioners and researchers: "The Education of Exceptional Learners: Perspectives of Multicultural College Seniors" (Crystal B. Taylor and others) and "Juvenile Delinquency among African-American Males: Implications for Special Education." (Individual articles contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Blacks, Code Switching (Language), College Students, Cultural Differences, Delinquency, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Hispanic Americans, Interviews, Limited English Speaking, Student Attitudes, Urban Education
Council for Exceptional Children, Div. for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners, 1110 North Glebe Rd., Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201-5704 (Stock No. D5400: $11.20, members; $16, nonmembers). Web site: http://www.cec.sped.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA. Div. for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners.