Language Differences or Learning Difficulties

Salend, Spencer J.; Salinas, AltaGracia
March 2003
Teaching Exceptional Children;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p36
Academic Journal
Provides recommendations for helping multidisciplinary teams assess second-language learners and differentiate language differences from learning difficulties. Diversification of the composition of the multidisciplinary teams; Comparison of student performance in both the native and secondary languages; Consideration of the processes and factors associated with second language acquisition.


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