HISTORY AND CULTURE
Data from countries throughout the world is provided on individual countries and regions of the world on the topics of: Child health, Child Protection, Child Survival, Early Childhood Development, Education and Home Environments, HIV/AIDS, Maternal and newborn health, Nutrition, Sanitation and Water.
Early Childhood Development, Early Childhood Education and Home Environments.
Go to Cultures at the top of the website page.
These pages have information about: Interpersonal relationships (Naming, Status Role Prestige); Greetings (Phrases of Courtesy);Displays of Respect; General Etiquette; Marriage Family & Kinship Structure (Member, Gender/Status, Age Relationships, Family Kinship Structure); Reproduction (Pregnancy, Child Birth Post Partum Practices, Infancy Childhood and Socialization (Infant Feeding and Care, Child Rearing Practices); Nutrition and Food; Drinks, Drugs and Indulgences, Religious Life, Death, Traditional Medical Practices, Experiences with Western Medicines, Mental Health, Community Structure, Common Acculturation Issues
PATIENT CARE GUIDE FROM THE CLEVELAND CLINIC:
These pages contain information about: Considerations before providing care, Meals, Hospital Attire, Communication, Rituals, End of Life Care
Cultures within America and World Cultures:
Multicultural America: https://www.everyculture.com/multi/
World Cultures: https://www.everyculture.com/wc/
This website provides information by country on the topics of: History, The beginning of Immigration, the Modern Era, Significant Immigration waves, Settlement Patterns (Acculturation/Assimilation), Traditions, Customs & Beliefs, Proverbs, Cuisine, Traditional Costumes, Dances & Songs, Holidays, Health Issues (Language, Family Community Dynamics), Education, Birth, Role of Women, Courtship & Weddings, Funerals (Religion, Employment and Economic Traditions, Politics and Government), Relationship with country of origin (Individual Group Contributions), Academia, Government, Media, Organizations and Associations, Museums and Research Centers.
Information is provided on cultures within America and World Cultures.
CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL REHABILITATION RESEARCH INFORMATION & EXCHANGE (CIRRIE)
REHABILITATION PROVIDER’S GUIDE TO CULTURES OF THE FOREIGN-BORN
Information provided: Introduction, Immigration History, Concept of Disability, Disability and Rehabilitation Systems, Communication between Consumers and Service Providers, Role of Family, Role of Community, Role of Religion, Gender, Holidays, Food Practices, Recommendations to Rehabilitation Service Providers,
CULTURAL ORIENTATION RESOURCE CENTER:
These monographs, Background Material, contain information about: Modern history, government and economy, Health Care and Education, The Land (Geography, Urban/Rural), The People (Educational and Occupational Backgrounds, Ethnic, Religions and Religious Groups, Beliefs and Customs:(Religious Beliefs, Customs-Family and Family Relations, Gender Roles and Relations (Marriage, Parenting, Leadership), Healthcare beliefs and practices (Physical Health Care, Mental Health Care), Food, Drink, Smoking, Clothing)), Conditions in First Asylum Countries, Implications for Resettlement.
Montagnards in Vietnam
Information in the ethnic profiles are: Background, Religion, Family Structure, Health Care Beliefs and Practices, Health Risks of Refugees
INFORMATION FROM AUSTRALIA:
HEALTH QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA
Information is available on: Places of Transition, Ethnicity, Language, Ancestry, Language & Religion, Communication, Health, Health Beliefs and practices, Social Determinants of Health
CULTURAL ATLAS AUSTRALIA
Information for each culture are: Core Concepts, Greetings, Religion, Family, Naming, Dates of Significance, Etiquette, Do’s and Don’ts, Communication, Other Considerations, Business Culture
MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES COUNCIL OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
INFORMATION ABOUT THE VIETNAMESE LANGUAGE
AMERICAN SPEECH/LANGUAGE AND HEARING ASSOCIATION
The information below is from the ASHA website
ASHA’s policy documents state that SLPs and audiologists must consider the sound systems of all the languages used by a client in order to provide appropriate assessment and treatment services.
PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY MULTICULTURAL TOPICS IN CSD:
Information below is from the Portland State University website
WEEBLY LANGUAGE MANUALS:
Writing Systems: Constructed scripts, Languages (profiles, how to learn languages, language lessons, language names, language families), Multilingual pages (Useful phrases, silly phrases, phrase finder, numbers, time, colours, family words, terms of endearment, idioms, proverbs, tongue twisters, songs, stories)
PHRASES IN 50 LANGUAGES:
MUSTGO WORLD LANGUAGES:
Status, Dialects, Structure (Sound, system, Syllable structure, Vowels, Consonants, Tones, Grammar (Nouns, Verbs, Sentence Markers, Word Order), Vocabulary, Writing,
Ms. Pacifico’s site:
Find the Languages on the Left hand side of the website
CHARLES STUART UNIVERSITY AUSTRALIA
ACQUISITION OF SPEECH IN EARLY CHILDHOOD IN MANY LANGUAGES:
SPEECH INTELLIGIBILITY: INTELLIGIBILITY IN SPEECH CONTEXT
COMPARING LANGUAGES: INTERNATIONAL PHONETIC ALPHABET
MULTILINGUAL SPEECH ASSESSMENTS:
INFORMATION ABOUT DEAFNESS AND HEARING LOSS
Listen, Learn and Talk
Language: English, Simplified Chinese, Dutch, French, Greek, Italian,
Spanish Swedish, Norwegian, Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese
Focusing on the natural bond that exists between parents and their children, this auditory habilitation tool consists of a book and DVD. This program has been developed for both parents and professionals to compliment their child’s habilitation program. The program follows the natural development of the child from birth to school age, and contains ideas and strategies for developing spoken language through listening.
Integrated Scales of Development
English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Simplified Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, French, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese.
This comprehensive developmental chart identifies milestones in listening, receptive (what your child understands) and expressive (what your says) language speech, cognition (thinking) and social communication. A practical and easy to use form supports you in tracking your child’s development over the long term.
CUED SPEECH – ADAPTED IN MORE THAN 50 LANGUAGES
Cued Speech Association website can be translated into many languages – go to the top of the website to change language
View the archives for cue sheets in other languages
Speech discrimination tests:
Speech discrimination tests in Arabic, Cantonese, Cebuano, Ethiopian (Amarigna, Tigrigna, and Oromiffa), French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tongan, Vietnamese
STATE PARENT INFORMATION ABOUT EHDI PROGRAMS (Early Hearing Detection and intervention) in multiple languages
Many states provide information in Spanish
See Hawaii for South Pacific Island languages: Chinese, Chuukese, Ilocano, Japanese, Korean, Marshallese, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog, Tongan, Vietnamese
See California for Spanish, Cambodian, Chinese, Hmong, Lao, Russian, Vietnamese, Persian, Tagalog,
Georgia: Spanish, Korean Vietnamese
Missouri: Spanish, Bosnian, Vietnamese
Pennsylvania: Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese
VIETNAMESE SIGN LANGUAGES;
COMMUNICATION & CUE CARDS:
These are incredibly useful and are available for many languages
These cue cards are available in many languages and can be extremely useful.
INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DIGITAL LIBRARY:
Books for children in 76 languages
GLOBAL DIGITAL LIBRARY IN 83 LANGUAGES: 6000+ BOOKS IN 83 LANGUAGES: