Bilingual Special Education: Resource Guide

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Carol H. Thomas, James L. Thomas
Oryx Press, 1982 - Education - 189 pages
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Intended as a resource guide for individuals involved with educational programming for the bilingual special child, the book's two parts include seven articles and essays by experienced professionals and a list of 343 sources of information and assistance. The book commences with a fact sheet on bilingual education for exceptional children. Part I of the book deals with such subjects as issues and concerns related to the education of exceptional bilingual students, assessment of the bilingual handicapped student, curriculum development for culturally different exceptional children, the children's social and emotional needs, communication with parents, career opportunities for bilingual special children, and teacher education. Part II lists 5 funding agencies, 29 agencies dealing with special education/handicapped issues, 22 national and regional centers, 49 desegregation assistance centers and training institutes, 18 teacher training programs, 22 bilingual/bicultural special education training projects, 2 networks, 12 indexes and databases, and 15 journals and newsletters. The book concludes with a directory of 101 individuals to consult for expert assistance, a listing of 68 producers and distributors of materials, and a 165-item bibliography of resources for further study. (NQA)

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Issues and Concerns Related to the Education of Exceptional Bilingual
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Curriculum Development for Culturally Different Exceptional Children
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Social and Emotional Needs of Culturally Diverse Children
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