ERIC Number: ED298699
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Schools and the Culturally Diverse Exceptional Student: Promising Practices and Future Directions.
Ortiz, Alba A., Ed.; Ramirez, Bruce A., Ed.
The 14 papers were given at a 1986 Ethnic and Multicultural Symposia and are intended to provide state-of-the-art information on the education of culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional students. Papers have the following titles and authors: "Demography As It Affects Special Education" (James Yates); "A Prereferral Process for Preventing Inappropriate Referrals of Hispanic Students to Special Education" (Alba Ortiz and Shernaz Garcia); "High Risk Predictors and Prereferral Screening for Language Minority Students" (Alejandro Benavides); "Language Assessment of Hispanic Learning Disabled and Speech and Language Handicapped Students: Research in Progress" (Alba Ortiz and Eleoussa Polyzoi); "Understanding School Language Proficiency through the Assessment of Story Construction" (Vicki Jax); "Characteristics of Learning Disabled, Mentally Retarded, and Speech-Language Handicapped Hispanic Students at Initial Evaluation and Reevaluation" (Alba Ortiz and James Yates); "Educational Assessment of the Culturally Diverse and Behavior Disordered Student: An Examination of Critical Effect" (George Sugai); "Finding and Nurturing Potential Giftedness among Black and Hispanic Students" (Donnelly Gregory et al.); "Cultural and Acculturational Commonalities and Diversities Among Asian Americans: Identification and Programming Considerations" (Esther Leung); "Enhancing the Involvement of Black Parents of Adolescents with Handicaps" (LaDelle Olion); "California Bilingual Special Education Model Sites (1984-1986): Programs and Research" (Jana Echevarria-Ratleff and Victoria Graf); "The Need for Community-Based Special Education Programs in the Band-Operated Schools of Manitoba" (Ron Phillips and Ford Cranwell); "What Attracts and Keeps Outstanding Black Special Education Teachers in the Profession" (Ruben Gentry and Shih-sung Wen); "American Indian Exceptional Children: Improved Practices and Policy" (Bruce Ramirez and Marilyn Johnson). (DB)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Black Students, Cultural Differences, Demography, Disabilities, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Prediction, Prevention, Referral, Screening Tests, Special Education Teachers, Student Evaluation
Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($17.00, $13.60 members; Stock No. 326).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.
Note: Papers presented at the Ethnic and Multicultural Symposia (Dallas, TX, 1986). For individual papers, see EC 210 634-647.