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English Learners with Disabilities

CCSSO English Learners with Disabilities Guide Acrobat Reader
The purpose of the Guide is to offer recommendations to States developing policies and procedures on:

1) the identification English learners with disabilities, and
2) Individualized Education program (IEP) development for English learners with Disabilities

The Guide focuses on English learners with disabilities whose language proficiency and disability may be related within an educational context.

Addressing English Learners with Disabilities at the Local Level Presentation Acrobat Reader
This presentation from March 2016 addresses Referral, Identification, Assessment and Service Delivery; considering the Influence of Language Differences & Disability on Learning Behaviors, Developing an IEP, Selecting Appropriate Accommodations.

US Department of Education Tools and Resources for Addressing English Learners with Disabilities Acrobat Reader
This Chapter from the English Learner Tool Kit is intended to help State and location education agencies meet their obligations to English Learners (ELs). This tool kit should be read in conjunction with the US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights' (OCR) and the US Department of Justice's (DOJ) Dear Colleague Letter on "English Learner Students and Limited English Proficient Parents." Published in January 2015.

Dear Colleague Letter on "English Learner Students and Limited English Proficient Parents."
This letter outlines SEAs' and LEAs' legal obligations to ELs under civil rights laws and other federal requirements.

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