ERIC Number: EJ570216
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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The Effects of Biological and Social Risk Factors on Special Education Placement: Birth Weight and Maternal Education as an Example.
Hollomon, Holly A.; Dobbins, Dionne R.; Scott, Keith G.
Research in Developmental Disabilities, v19 n3 p281-94 May-Jun 1998
A study involving 27,908 children (age 10) found that children with very low birth weight born to mothers with low maternal education are at high risk of receiving special education services; however, the largest percentage of children receiving special education had the single risk factor of low maternal education. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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