|Published online: August 16, 2016||$US5.00|
This article describes the role of bilingual interpreters when interpreting communication during assessments for children suspected of having intellectual or learning disabilities. The challenges to create and maintain a fair and equitable assessment process for Emergent Bilingual Children (EBC) considered at risk are presented along with recommendations for maximizing the effectiveness of bilingual interpreters in the assessment process.
|Keywords:||Interpreters, Emergent Bilingual Children (EBC), Assessment|
The International Journal of Assessment and Evaluation, Volume 23, Issue 4, December 2016, pp.1-12. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: August 16, 2016 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 338.028KB)).
Professor, Language, Literacy and Special Populations, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, USA
Assistant Professor, Language, Literacy, and Special Populations, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, USA