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ERIC Number: EJ341246
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Recognizing Learning Disabilities in Bilingual Children: How to Lessen Inappropriate Referrals of Language Minority Students to Special Education.
Ortiz, Alba A.; Maldonado-Colon, Elba
Journal of Reading, Writing, and Learning Disabilities International, v2 n1 p43-56 1986
The article examines reasons for over-referral of language minority students for learning disabilities placement including misinterpretation of problem behaviors stemming from linguistic or cultural differences and stresses the importance of documenting prior interventions to distinguish differences from handicapping conditions. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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