This webinar guides participants in distinguishing between language difference and disability in English learners. Delays in communication and socio-emotional development can occur among non-native English speaking students who are acquiring the English language as well as in ELs with disabilities.
In this month’s webinar, participants will learn:
- Key questions to ask when distinguishing between language difference and a disability
- Types of developmentally appropriate behaviors that are attributed to language acquisition, yet commonly attributed to a disability
- Strategies to support ELs before initiating a special education referral
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