1. A historical and cultural perspective of critical issues in the education of CLD students, the identification of disabilities, and the provision of special education services.
2. An understanding of bilingual education, second language acquisition, and normal language development.
Impact of cultural and linguistic factors
3. An understanding of the impact of cultural and linguistic factors on the assessment process of culturally and linguistically diverse students and the role of school psychologists.
Fair assessment of CLD students
4. A comprehensive approach to guide the evaluation of CLD students with the purpose of conducting nondiscriminatory and fair assessments.