By Linda Rho
...A Model Minority with a Learning Disability? By Linda Rho
Asian children in the United States are often misinterpreted by peers and teachers in the school systems.Unfortunately, their distinct racial appearance often lead others to quickly conclude that an Asian child's learning difficulties at school is due to English being their second language.Let's think for a moment...what if English wasn't the child's deficit?What if the child actually has a hidden learning disability, which warrants a special education program?Would you, as Asian parents know what to do?
...Linda Rho is a certified special education teacher with 7 years of experience.She received her Master of Education degree in special education from Boston College and her Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from Boston University.Linda has been an advocate for Asian students ever since Linda's younger sister was diagnosed with a learning disability in grammar school.Linda has become a freelance writer ever since she became a stay-at-home mom to her 7-month old daughter.
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