DLL and Disabilities

This section provides resources to support staff that work with dual language learners who are diagnosed with a disability, or who may need an evaluation to determine their eligibility.

The OHS Definition of Dual Language Learners and report will help you learn about dual language learners and their families.


Child holding a blank board

These tools help teachers identify disabilities in DLL children while supporting culture and diversity in DLL children and their families.


Girl in wheelchair visits the doctor

Find information and strategies on practices that guide the appropriate social and emotional development of DLL children with disabilities.


Smiling boy with Down's syndrome sits on his mother's lap

Teachers can find tools and information that support parents during the disabilities evaluation process.

Last Reviewed: October 2009

Last Updated: April 5, 2016