English Language Learners with Special Education Needs

English Language Learners with Special Education Needs

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Because procedures are not in place in many schools and school districts to successfully determine academic placement of English language learners, many of these learners are placed inappropriately. Some who don't need special services (other than English as a second language) may find themselves in special education classes. Others who need special services may be placed in regular classes without the extra supports and services that they need. Working with English language learners and with students requiring special education services requires collaboration among teachers, school psychologists, speech pathologists, and assessment personnel with expertise in general, bilingual, and special education.Bilingual Verbal Ability Tests: Comprehensive manual. Itasca, IL: Riverside. National Center for Educational Statistics. (1 999). Digest of education statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research andanbsp;...

Title:English Language Learners with Special Education Needs
Author:Alfredo J. Artiles, Alba A. Ortiz
Publisher:Delta Systems Company Incorporated - 2002


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