Struggling To Be Heard: The Unmet Needs of Asian Pacific American Children

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Valerie Ooka Pang, Li-Rong Lilly Cheng
SUNY Press, 3.9.1998 - 362 sivua
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Struggling To Be Heard offers various theoretical frameworks for understanding culture and language diversity in Asian Pacific American young people. The authors weave a unique tapestry integrating curriculum, instruction, mental health issues, language issues, delinquency, policy, disabilities, and cultures. They also offer critical recommendations for teachers, social workers, school psychologists, school administrators, bilingual professionals, and policy makers who work with Asian Pacific American children and youth so they can make a difference in the lives of Asian Pacific American students and address their unmet needs.
 

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Who Are Chinese American Japanese American and Korean American Children? Cultural Profiles
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Filipino American Students Actively Carving a Sense of Identity
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Behind the Smiles The True Heart of Southeast Asian American Children
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Becoming American Coping Strategies of Asian Pacific American Children
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Mental Health Issues Concerning Asian Pacific American Children
75
Characteristics of Southeast Asian Delinquents Toward an Understanding
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Beyond Multiculturalism Cultural Translators Make It Happen
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The Linda Vista Elementary Story Where Diversity Is the Mainstream
125
Language Assessment and Instructional Strategies for Limited English Proficient Asian and Pacific Islander American Children
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Meeting the Instructional Needs of Chinese American and Asian English Language Development and AtRisk Students
197
Educating Asian Newcomer Secondary Students Four Case Studies of Schools
221
We Could Shape It Organizing for Asian Pacific American Student Empowerment
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Educating the Whole Child Implications for Teachers
265
Creating Positive Asian American Images on Sesame Street
305
References
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About the Contributors
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Asian American and Pacific Islander American Families with Disabilities A Current View
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The Legacy Creating a Knowledge Base on Filipino Americans
165

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Sivu 3 - Hiroshima jagged wounds from barbed wire. We must recognize ourselves at last We are a rainforest of color and noise We hear everything. We are unafraid. Our language is beautiful. — Janice Mirikitani, "Breaking Silence...

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Valerie Ooka Pang is Professor of Teacher Education and Li-Rong Lilly Cheng is Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Assistant Dean for the College of Health and Human Services at San Diego State University.

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