Adger, Carolyn, et al. 1993.

"Confronting dialect minority issues in special education: Reactive and proactive perspectives."

Washington DC: Center for Applied Linguistics.

A review of ethnographic research focuses on issues related to regional or dialectal language use, particularly of African American Vernacular English in special education classrooms. The paper reports on research underway with speech/language pathologists to develop regionally normed AAVE profiles to aid accurate assessment.


[from Vernacular Dialects and Standard American English in the Classroom,

compiled by Donna Christian and published as an ERIC Minibib, Dec. 1994.

ERIC microfiche no. ED 356 673, 46 pp.]