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ERIC Number: EJ399079
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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A Theoretical Framework for Bilingual Special Education.
Cummins, Jim
Exceptional Children, v56 n2 p111-19 Oct 1989
A theoretical matrix for conceptualizing issues within bilingual special education is outlined. Issues addressed include the difficulty of distinguishing learning disabilities from second-language-learning problems, nondiscriminatory assessment of language and intellectual skills, effects of bilingual interactions at home and school, and appropriate pedagogy and intervention. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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Note: Special Issue: Meeting the Multicultural Needs of the Hispanic Students in Special Education.