Language assessment of students from culturally and linguistically diverse populations by Fern Westernoff

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  • Communicative disorders -- Diagnosis,
  • Educational evaluation,
  • English language -- Remedial teaching,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers

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Statementby Fern Westernoff.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 180 leaves.
Number of Pages180
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Open LibraryOL18604336M
ISBN 100612116247

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the paucity of culturally valid and reliable assessment instruments for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) populations. A number of authors (Battle, ; Franklin, ; Hanson, ) have provided some general guidelines for how clinicians can improve their cultural sensitivity to better provide unbiased and accurate assessment and.

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