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ERIC Number: EJ887237
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1547-1888
Effective Provision of Educational Services to Latino-American Children with Special Needs and Gifts
Byrd, Helen Bessent
Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, v4 n1 p54-58 Nov 2000
This article presents interviews with eminent scholars and community leaders in the education of culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional learners. These "elders" of the education community share their perspectives and prognostications on pertinent issues. The "elders" interviewed for this article are two Latina women who are leaders in the field of special education. The interviewees are: (1) Alba Ortiz, Associate Dean and Hinojosa Professor in the School of Education at the University of Texas at Austin, and past president of CEC; and (2) Elba Maldonado-Colon, Professor of Education, San Jose State University and current president of DDEL.
Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners, Council for Exceptional Children. 1110 North Glebe Road Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201. Tel: 888-232-7733; Fax: 703-264-9494; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A