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ERIC Number: EJ563149
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-8756-8705
Assessing Navajo Psychological and Educational Needs in New Mexico.
Jordan, Elaine; French, Laurence; Tempest, Phyllis
Rural Special Education Quarterly, v16 n4 p24-32 Fall 1997
Examines issues impacting identification and evaluation of Navajo children at risk: acculturation variables creating culture conflict; mental health issues for Navajo communities; environmental, emotional, and physical health factors contributing to underachievement; testing bias issues resulting in inappropriate educational placement decisions; and profile of the high-risk Navajo child. Recommendations are given for interviewing, testing, and counseling. Contains 20 references. (SAS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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