The following website has great links to research-based articles on English Language Learners. Topics include:
Assessment of LEP migrant Students for Special Education Services
Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students for Special Education
Five Strategies to reduce Overrepresentation of CLD
Hispanic Deaf Students in Rural Education Settings
Increasing Validity of Adapted tests
A Suggested guide to the Special Education Referral Process for Bilingual Learners
State and Distric Assessment for ELLs
When is it a Language Difficulty a Disability
It also has many links to other related areas of the website. Good luck browsing.
Claudia is the Endowed Joan Wieler Arno 49 Professor at Lasell University. She is currently a full professor of education and chair of the Education Program. Claudia has been a teacher, researcher, consultant, and professor of special education.