The following link is a great resource that describes the characteristics and needs of students who are bilingual and need special education services. Baca and Cervantes are pioneers in the area and have a practical summary of the process for assessment and instruction for bilingual students having difficulties and possibly disabilities in our schools today. Follow the link to read the entire article.
Baca and Cervantes- LD Online Article
Feel free to use the response mode of this blog to provide any feedback regarding the article.
The Council for Exceptional Children policy team has developed a 71 page document comparing side-by-side the proposed IDEA 2004 regulations for more information go to
CEC Comparison of IDEA Regs
Remember to send feedback within the 75 days timeline and please pass on this information to others.
Please share the following information with people you know maybe interested in sending public comments to the IDEA 2004 Regulations. The document should have appeared in the Federal Register update from 6/21. There will be 75 days for comments beginning with the publication of the regs in the Federal Register. Make your voice be heard!!
Information regarding access to the proposed IDEA Regulations is attached. The information will also be posted to the NASDSE web site at www.nasdse.org.
Disability or language difference?
The purpose of this education blog is to create a forum for information, discussion, and projects on the evaluation and academic practices of school professionals serving Latino/Hispanic children having difficulties in school.