Disproportionality in Special Education

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Disproportionality in Special Education by Mind Map: Disproportionality in Special Education

1. Gender

1.1. Female

1.2. Male

2. Race/Ethnicity

2.1. African American

2.2. white

2.3. Hispanic/latino

2.4. Asian/Pacific Islander

2.5. American Indian/Alaska

3. Cultural Diversity

3.1. Religion/Beliefs/Moral/Values

3.1.1. Background/Family History

3.1.2. Traits/characteristics

3.2. Culture Deprivation

3.2.1. Lack of books

3.2.2. Lack of parental involvement

3.2.3. Gender Roles

3.3. Geography/ Other Environments

3.3.1. Public School

3.3.2. Alternative School

3.3.3. Correctional Facility

3.3.4. Residential Facility

3.3.5. Private School

3.3.6. Home School

4. Language/Linguistic Barriers

4.1. Different Languages

4.2. Speech Disabilities

4.3. Communication styles/Urban slang

5. Socio-economic status

5.1. Poverty

5.1.1. Cultural Deprivation

5.1.2. Hygiene

5.2. African Americans are disproportionality represented in SPED.

5.3. Wealthy

6. Exceptionalities

6.1. Gifted Program

6.2. Physical Disabilities

6.3. Trauma/ physical, mental

6.4. Learning Disabilities

7. African American Males are over represented in Special Ed.

8. African American students a more likely to use an urban slang for speech

9. White students are over represented in gifted programs

10. African Americans are over represented in correction facilities

11. Hispanic/Latino students are are over represented in SPED due to language barriers

12. Many Hispanics live in poverty

13. American Indians/Alaska Native are disproportionately represented in SPED.

14. Pacific Islanders are over represented in the gifted programs