Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D.

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.

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Looking for Culturally Relevant Special Education Evaluation Guidance Latino/Hispanic Parents?

In this link, you will find a Telenovela that explains the special education process to…

Dyslexia Guidelines for Multilingual English Learners: What MA is doing?

In this webinar, presenters discuss the MA Dyslexia Guidelines. The introduction has representation and landscape…

Book Alert: Bilingual Special Education for the 21st Century: A New Interface (2023)

If you remember the Bilingual Special Education Interface book by Leornard Vaca and Hermes Cervantes…

Oral Language Comprehension is the missing piece in learning a new language. Let’s see what research says

In this 2023 article “The forgotten language skill: Finding a prominent place for listening in…

Evaluating Bilingual Student with Potential Disabilities

Last year, I delivered an online webinar for the Bilingual Educators Virtual Submit. The Bilingual…

Joining Hands
New report from the Council for Great City Schools (CGCS) on the State of English Learners and Teacher Preparation

In this section of the CGS report, I will give a quick synopsis of teacher…

Interview with Expert in Bilingual Special Education: Dr. Patricia Medeiros Landurand

We are honored to share this informative interview with a historical figure in the area…

Resources for Parents to Speak to their Children about Social Justice

The last few weeks have been very difficult times for all Americans as we see…

Resources in Autism & other Disabilities in Spanish for families.

This padlet is a great website for parents who needs resources to support their children…

Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) and How it Can Support English Learners: An Interview with Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D.

I wanted to share an interview I participated in last week with Rachel Kramer Theodorou,…