grey shadow DDLS Fall 2013

Cultural and Linguistic Competence:
Supporting Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families

November 8, 2013 - Duration 2.75 hrs

Tawara D. Goode, MA
Assistant Professor and Director
National Center for Cultural Competence
Center for Child and Human Development
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Cultural competence and linguistic competence are widely recognized by policy makers, educators, researchers, and service providers as fundamental aspects of quality in health and human services. Many organizations, including those concerned with disabilities, continue to struggle with the full integration of cultural and linguistic competence into their values, policies, structures, and practices. This lecture will apply conceptual frameworks of cultural and linguistic competence to individuals and organizations that support adults with developmental disabilities and their families.

Audio Files Part I (mp3 files)
Audio Files Part II (mp3 files)

Presentation Handouts (PDF Available)


Project Manager: Robyn Carroll
Program Staff: Debbie Mahovetz, Ziba Arjmand
Project Support Staff: Gail DiPane

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