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ERIC Number: EJ563942
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0198-7429
Homeless Children in Emergency Shelters: Need for Prereferral Intervention and Potential Eligibility for Special Education.
Zima, Bonnie T.; Forness, Steven R.; Bussing, Regina; Benjamin, Bernadette
Behavioral Disorders, v23 n2 p98-110 Feb 1998
A study involving 18 emergency homeless shelters in Los Angeles screened 169 homeless children (ages 6-12) for behavior disorders, learning disabilities, or mental retardation. Results found almost one half of sheltered homeless children screened positive for at least one disability requiring special education services, with behavior disorders being the most prominent (30%). (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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