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Martorell, Almudena; Gutierrez-Recacha, Pedro; Irazabal, Marcia; Marsa, Ferran; Garcia, Mercedes – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2011
Family impact (or family burden) is a concept born in the field of mental health that has successfully been exported to the ambit of intellectual disability (ID). However, differences in family impact associated with severe mental health disorders (schizophrenia), to ID or to mental health problems in ID should be expected. Seventy-two adults with…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Mental Disorders, Severe Disabilities, Schizophrenia
Paciotto, Carla – 2000
This paper examines the language dominance and oral bilingual proficiency of Tarahumara-Spanish speaking students from Chihuahua, Mexico, within the framework of Cummins' model of bilingual proficiency development. Cummins' model distinguishes between basic interpersonal communicative skills (BICS) and cognitive academic language proficiency…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Diglossia
Elissondo, Guillermina – 2001
This paper examines the kinds of visuals that Spanish language textbooks use to legitimize Latino/a culture, noting how different groups are presented and represented by the narratives; how ethnicity, class, gender, age, and sexual inclinations interplay with power relations, and what ideologies weave the textual fabric of foreign language books.…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Higher Education, Hispanic American Culture, Introductory Courses
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Colinas, Antonio – Revista de Occidente, 1972
Descriptors: Dissent, Hispanic American Literature, Impressionistic Criticism, Poetry
Taylor, Karla – CASE Currents, 1983
An interview with Raul Vargas, the director of the University of Southern California's Office for Mexican American Programs is presented. The office provides scholarships for some of USC's Hispanic undergraduates, raises scholarship money through alumni and corporate contacts, and acts as a liaison between the university and the Hispanic…
Descriptors: Alumni, College Students, Fund Raising, Higher Education
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Cabrera Infante, Guillermo – Revista Iberoamericana, 1971
Interview took place in London, England, on October 5, 1970 between Cuban writer Guillermo Cabrera Infante and journalist Rita Guibert. Special issue dedicated to contemporary Spanish American literature. (DS)
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Authors, Hispanic American Literature, Interviews
Putnam and Northern Westchester Counties Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Yorktown Heights, NY. – 1983
The work-study guide is the third volume in the advanced level of a career education curriculum for elementary-secondary migrant children. Complementing the secondary level job information text and a workbook about decision making and self-awareness, the work-study guide is designed to accompany work exploration and experience programs. It…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Decision Making, Employment Interviews
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Donoso, Jose – Revista Iberoamericana, 1971
Interview took place on August 8, 1970, in Barcelona, Spain. Special issue of journal of contemporary Spanish American literature. (DS)
Descriptors: Characterization, Hispanic American Literature, Interviews, Literary Styles