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Learning disabilities and Spanish-speaking adult populations: the beginning of a process

Corporate Name: Learning Disabilities and Spanish Speaking Adult Populations Project

Alternate Document Title: Report on the April 10-11, 2000 Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Publisher: USDE, Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 2000

Distributor: Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education

Source Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Mary E. Switzer Bldg, Room 4428

Source City/State/Zip: Washington CA 20202-7240

Phone: 202/205-3372

Material Type: Conference Paper

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 70 p

Subjects: Learning Disabilities; Educational Assessment; Spanish Speaking

Abstract:
This report is designed for policy makers and practitioners. It details the steps in the first two phases of a project to provide the means to enable persons from culturally and linguistically diverse populations to recognize their learning disabilities and to access programs that appropriately address their needs. OVAE/DAEL began the process of development of protocols for LD issues with Spanish-speaking populations, because they are the largest group of non or limited-English speaking populations in the U.S.

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