ERIC Number: EJ490980
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Sociocultural Aspects of Language and Literacy: Issues Facing Educators of Students with Learning Disabilities.
Poplin, Mary; Phillips, LeRae
Learning Disability Quarterly, v16 n4 p245-55 Fall 1993
This article explores differences in language development, experience, and use by various cultures. The paper contends that a lack of understanding of multiple views and the characteristics of various languages can result in both misdiagnosis and inappropriate instruction for many individuals labeled "learning disabled." (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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