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e x c e p t i o n a l l e a r n e r s aprendedores excepcionales
References & general resources / Recursos generales
Bilingual and bicultural learners
Attention Deficit Disorder
Emotional disorders
Communication disorders
Physical impairments
Giftedness
Aprendedores bilingües y biculturales
El Déficit de Atención
Desórdenes emocionales
Desórdenes comunicativos
Debilitaciones físicas
Talento

Sites in English

(800) 695-0285
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National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

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"Devoted to Raising Special Kids with Special Needs"

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U.S. Department of Education

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Sitios en español

(800) 695-0285
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Centro Nacional de Diseminación para Niños con Discapacidades

1-800-USA-LEARN
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Departamento de Educación de E.U.A.

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Sección de educación especial

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Página de educación especial

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Final Words of Advice For Parents
 
Carole, a special education teacher, offers this encouragement to parents of children with disabilities:  "Accept what level they're at.  Don't be in denial.  Realize they will make progress.  Don't assume they're goofing off.  Be supportive of your kid."

References*
 
Rodriguez, D., & Carrasquillo, A. (1997).  Bilingual special education teacher preparation: a conceptual framework. The New York State Association for Bilingual Education Journal, 12, 98-109.
 
Turnbull, R., Turnbull, A., Shank, M., Smith, S., & Leal, D. (2002). Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall.
 
*All other references may be found at the bottom of each page under the sections entitled "For More Information."