ERIC Number: ED424714
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Compendium: Writings on Effective Practices for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners.
Ford, Bridgie Alexis, Ed.
Derived from two national multicultural symposia, this compendium focuses on an array of topics that combine research and educational practices for youth from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds with disabilities and/or gifts. Specific papers include: (1) "Parent-Involved Social Skill Instruction and the Perceptions of Children At Risk and Children with Normal Achievement and Development (Brenda L. Townsend and Richard L. Simpson); (2) "Participatory Action Research Involving Families from Underserved Communities and Researchers: Respecting Cultural and Linguistic Diversity" (Ursula Markey and others); (3) "Promoting Inclusion through Exito: An Integrated Assessment and Instruction Professional Development Model" (J. S. de Valenzuela and others); (4) "Intervention Strategies for CLD Students with Speech-Language Disorders" (Li-Rong Lilly Cheng); (5) "A Study of Effective Instructional Practices by Monolingual English Speaking and Bilingual/Bicultural Teachers in Five Programs Serving Hispanic Preschoolers with Developmental Disabilities" (Joze De Leon and Laurie L. McCarty); (6) "What Do Reform and Restructuring Mean for Culturally Diverse Exceptional Learners?" (Festus E. Obiakor and Cheryl Utley); and (7) "Forging Partnerships in Special Education To Enhance Collaboration between Mexico and the United States" (Todd Fletcher and others). (Each paper contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Disabilities, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Research, Gifted, High Risk Students, Hispanic Americans, Inclusive Schools, International Cooperation, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Language Impairments, Language Minorities, Minority Group Children, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Professional Development, Speech Impairments, Speech Language Pathology
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Div. for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners.
Identifiers - Location: Mexico