ERIC Number: EJ218323
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
When Is a Disadvantage a Handicap?
Smith, Jeanette C.
Journal of American Indian Education, v19 n2 p13-18 Jan 1980
Describes the impact on American Indian students of federal legislation regarding equal education for the handicapped. Discusses problems of handicap detection in Indian students. Describes the disastrous effect of bilingual education programs on Indian children, especially regarding their reading achievement. (SB)
Descriptors: Academically Handicapped, American Indian Education, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Disability Identification, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Handicapped Students, Learning Disabilities, Mild Mental Retardation, Reading Achievement, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Second Language Learning
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A