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.
INFORMATION ABOUT HISTORY AND CULTURE
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.
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.
Information in the ethnic profiles are: Background, Religion, Family Structure, Health Care Beliefs and Practices, Health Risks of Refugees
BRIDGING REFUGEE YOUTH AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES:
Early Childhood Cultural Backgrounds: Ways to Use Cultural Backgrounders
Information included is: Background, Culture and Religion, Family and Community, Child Rearing and Child Development, Guidance and Discipline, School and Education, Health and Mental health, Community Leadership
Refugee Health Profiles are provided: Each profile covers some of these topics:
- Priority Health Conditions
- Population Movements
- Healthcare and Conditions Before Arrival
- Medical Screening of U.S.-bound Refugees
- Post-arrival Medical Screening
- Health Information
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
INFORMATION FOR PROVIDERS ABOUT LANGUAGES SPOKEN IN THE HOME:
ASHA MULTICULTURAL WEBSITE:
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 (COMMUNICATION SCIENCE AND DISORDERS):
Information below is from the Portland State University website
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,
RESOURCES- SCHOOL-AGED SUBJECTS:
STEINHARDT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
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: