Portraits of the children : culturally competent assessment

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  • Creator National Association of School Psychologists
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Bethesda, MD : National Association of School Psychologists, [2003] ©2003
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (36 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
  • OCLC ocm52909120


  • Provides schools with the tools to look at each student individually and carefully examine what are the real issues that impact the student's ability to learn. Encourages educators to develop a system that allows them to work effectively in a diverse, cross-cultural setting. Explores four real stories of children, all with various cultural backgrounds, and follows what happens when families and children in need of help, work together closely with school teams for the benefit of the child.


  • CD-ROM includes: the entire video; user's guide; further resources and references; reference lists, web links, and handouts; and OSEP Discretionary Grant information.
  • " ... supported by the ASPIIRE Partnership Project, which is funded by the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education."--Container.
  • VHS.
  • System requirements for CD-ROM: Windows: PC with Pentium processor or compatible; at least 32 MB RAM; Windows 98/NT/Me/2000/XP; DirectX version 3.0 or later; MS Internet Explorer 4 or later; Quicktime 5 or later; Sound Blaster or compatible video card and speakers recommended. Macintosh: Power PC; at least 32 MB RAM; Mac OS 8.6 or later, or Mac OS X v. 10.1.3 or later; MS Internet Explorer 4 or later; Quicktime 5 or later.
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