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African-Americans &Non-White Students w/ Disabilities-2 0f 2

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It is a fact that there is an over representation of minorities in special education programs and a lack of vocational rehabilitation intervention. Outreach is minimal when schools and colleges do not see the value of advocating for students who are not on the athletic scholarship track. Research shows the disparity of non-White versus White students in special education programs with high percentages of African-American students diagnosed with emotional disturbances and mental retardation. Join Professor Applewhite and guests as they look a little closer at the achievement gap in this area.Call 1-646-727-3758 tojoin us live on Saturday mornings between 10am-11am (AZ time); If you miss this show? Simply click play at  and listen to the archived shows.