The following link is a great resource that describes the characteristics and needs of students who are bilingual and need special education services. Baca and Cervantes are pioneers in the area and have a practical summary of the process for assessment and instruction for bilingual students having difficulties and possibly disabilities in our schools today. Follow the link to read the entire article.
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Claudia is a Full Professor of Education and Chair of the Education Program at Lasell University. Claudia is a researcher, consultant, and teacher educator committed to addressing the needs of bilingual students who are learning English and have a disability.