ERIC Number: EJ529357
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Arabic Speakers: Language and Culture, Here and Abroad.
Wilson, Margo E.
Topics in Language Disorders, v16 n4 p65-80 Aug 1996
A brief description of aspects of Arabic culture that may affect the effectiveness of language intervention is followed by descriptions of Arabic child-rearing practices, attitudes toward disabilities, nonverbal communication, communication style, difficulties experienced in learning English, and suggestions for clinicians working with Arabic-speaking clients and their families. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Arabic, Arabs, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Child Rearing, Communication Disorders, Communication Skills, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Immigrants, Intervention, Limited English Speaking, Nonverbal Communication, North Americans, Skill Development, Social Attitudes
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Beyond Bilingualism: Language Acquisition and Disorders--a Global Perspective.