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.
Cultures within America and World Cultures:
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,
INFORMATION FROM AUSTRALIA:
QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA HEALTH
Information is available on: Places of Transition, Ethnicity, Language, Ancestry, Language & Religion, Communication, Health, Health Beliefs and practices, Social Determinants of Health
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
India, Sri Lanka
STARTTS: SERVICE FOR THE TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION OF TORTURE AND TRAUMA SURVIVORS:
East/South/Southeast Asia: Sri Lanka
MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES COUNCIL OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
INFORMATION FOR PROVIDERS ABOUT LANGUAGES SPOKEN IN THE HOME:
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:
Status, Dialects, Structure (Sound, system, Syllable structure, Vowels, Consonants, Tones, Grammar (Nouns, Verbs, Sentence Markers, Word Order), Vocabulary, Writing,
LESSONS- SCHOOL-AGED SUBJECTS:
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
RESOURCES FROM MEDEL IN MULTIPLE LANGUAGES:
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