Does this English Learner have a Disability or a Language Difference?

How many times do teachers ask you how you differentiate between a learning disability and a language difference? Check out the most recent toolkit from the RTI Action Network and the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Proud to have co-authored this guide for all teachers working with struggling English language learners.
http://www.rtinetwork.org/getstarted/sld-identification-toolkit/ld-identification-toolkit-considerations-for-ell

4 thoughts on “Does this English Learner have a Disability or a Language Difference?

  1. Bev S. says:

    I am looking for a program leading to a teaching endorsement in ESL with a focus on the needs of students with cognitive impairments. Any suggestions where I could find such a program?

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