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ERIC Number: EJ1165743
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1949-1212
English Learners with Learning Disabilities: What Is the Current State?
Rodríguez, Ashley; Rodríguez, Diane
Insights into Learning Disabilities, v14 n1 p97-112 2017
As the demographics across the United States continues to change, specifically with increases in school age English Learners who speak a home language other than English, it is imperative that schools meet the diverse needs of these children. This article summarizes studies about English Learners with learning disabilities. It reports on the analysis of 21 articles. Results indicate that the areas of prevention and early intervention, referral and decision making, assessment procedures, teaching strategies, and disproportionality and overrepresentation are important topics to consider with respect to the education of English Learners with learning disabilities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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