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dc.contributor.author Mindel, Mollie Goldsmit en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-11-05T23:21:49Z en
dc.date.issued 2013 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/130074 en
dc.description.abstract In speech-language pathology, there is a need for greater understanding of the process of identifying, assessing, and serving the speech-language needs of African-American children in public schools. The purpose of my research study is to gain greater specificity in understanding the process of identifying and placing African-American children in special education within the San Francisco Bay Area, and thereby gaining insight into the cause of historic and persistent disproportionate identification and placement of African- American children is special education programs. The focus of this work is on the dichotomy between the over-representation of African-American children within special educational programs for children with high-incidence disabilities, and the under-representation of African-American children in programs for children with autism. This paper will look at peer-reviewed research, publically accessible government data, and a survey looking at self-efficacy of San Francisco Bay Area speech-language pathologists. The etiological focus of the disproportionality with be: professional bias, assessment bias, socioeconomic status effect, parent-professional relationships, and cultural differences regarding disability. en
dc.format.extent x, 106 leaves en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher San Francisco State University en
dc.rights Copyright by Mollie Goldsmit Mindel, 2013 en
dc.source AS36 2013 SPED .M56 en
dc.subject African American children -- Education -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area. en
dc.subject Special education -- California -- San Francisco BayArea. en
dc.title Identification and placement of African-American children in special education within the San Francisco Bay Area en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.embargoterms forever en
dc.date.embargountil 10000-01-01 en
dc.contributor.department Communicative Disorders en


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