Month: March 2006

ELL Assessment of linguistic differences vs learning disabilities

Maria Serpa, Ph.D. has designed a very comprehensive site with recommendations, readings, and comparison sheets regarding language differences versus learning disabilities. She includes recommendations for assessment practices and her professional opinions regarding standardized testing. She also has a section with readings on immigration patterns and special educations law and resources. Finally, she has a very…

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Culturally Competent Assessment Video presented at MATSOL/NABE 2006

This is the information, cost, and description of the video presented. It can be found at the Council for Exceptional Children organization http://www.cec.sped.org under products or you can call the number below. The description was taken directly from the website as to not misrepresent its content. Portraits of the Children: Culturally Competent Assessment Video and…

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Resources for the MATSOL/MABE conference session attendees

I would like to thank all of you who attended my session “Facilitating the Pre-referral and Special Education referral process for Hispanic Students Having Difficuties in Schools” at the MATSOL/MABE conference yesterday in Massachussetts. As promised, I would like to provide you with link to websites we discussed: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities.…

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