INFORMATION FOR EARLY INTERVENTION PROVIDERS ABOUT HISTORY AND CULTURE
WHERE IS HMONG SPOKEN:
Hmong-Mien languages, also called Miao-Yao languages, family of languages spoken in southern China, northern Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand.
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;
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
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.
QUEENSLAND HEALTH AUSTRALIA:
PUBLIC BROADCASTING: Hmong Culture:
INFORMATION ABOUT THE HMONG LANGUAGE
HMONG LANGUAGE RESOURCES HUB:
Hmong Language Development:
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)
THE HMONG INSTITUTE:
THE UNITED LANGUAGE GROUP:
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
EARLY HEARING DETECTION AND INTERVENTION INFORMATION BY STATE:
STATE PARENT INFORMATION ABOUT EHDI PROGRAMS (Early Hearing Detection and intervention) in multiple languages
Information in Hmong is provided in California and Minnesota
ST PAUL PUBLIC SCHOOLS: OFFICE OF MULTILINGUAL LEARNING
The Hmong: A Handbook for Teachers, Hmong Alphabet Desk Strips, Hmong Picture dictionary, Hmong Alphabet Posters, Hmong Books, English-White Hmong Dictionary
CHILDREN’S BOOKS, MUSIC & VIDEOS IN HMONG: