ERIC Number: EJ366047
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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Sociocultural Considerations When Referring Minority Children for Learning Disabilities.
Collier, Catherine; Hoover, John J.
Learning Disabilities Focus, v3 n1 p39-45 Fall 1987
The article discusses sociocultural considerations in dealing with culturally and linguistically different children referred for specific learning disabilities. Some behaviors which appear to indicate a learning disability may, in fact, be normal for the child's cultural background or may be a byproduct of the acculturative process. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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IES Cited: ED558163