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External link Diversity Rx Exit Disclaimer
Diversity Rx is a clearinghouse of information on how to meet the language and cultural needs of minorities, immigrants, refugees and other diverse populations seeking health care.
External link Language and Cultural Access Program Exit Disclaimer
The Language and Cultural Access Program (LCAP) was initiated in 1994 in collaboration with local community, public and private health organizations and with support from Kaiser Family Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through the Opening Doors initiative, and the Ridgecliff Foundation. It was developed out of concerns over the increased language barriers which non-English speakers face within managed care systems of service delivery.
External link The Multicultural Project Presented by Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER) Exit Disclaimer
PACER currently employs several members of diverse cultural groups to work with parents. Multicultural staff persons meet with and provide individual information, assistance and advocacy to parents and family members who have children with disabilities. In addition, staff regularly meet with leaders in their own communities to discuss how to increase and improve services to families. Workshops are held locally to discuss various topics, and to increase awareness of state and federal laws that have been passed to ensure that children with disabilities are treated fairly.
External link National Health Service Corps - Bureau of Health Professions
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) is committed to improving the health of the Nation's underserved.
External link The Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP) Exit Disclaimer
Established in 1992 with a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation the CCHCP was a response to an increasingly urgent need to decipher and to negotiate the diverse health care needs of the growing non-mainstream, limited English speaking populations in the Seattle area.
External link Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSEP)
The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) authorizes formula grants to states, and discretionary grants to institutions of higher education and other non-profit organizations to support research, demonstrations, technical assistance and dissemination, technology and personnel development and parent-training and information centers.
External link National MultiCultural Institute - Leading with Diversity Exit Disclaimer
Founded in 1983, the National MultiCultural Institute (NMCI) is proud to be one of the first organizations to have recognized the nation's need for new services, knowledge, and skills in the growing field of multiculturalism and diversity.
External link Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Resources from HHS
List of resources presented by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
External link Meaningful Access for People Who Are Limited English Proficient
LEP.gov promotes a positive and cooperative understanding of the importance of language access to federal programs and federally assisted programs. This website supports fair, reasoned and consistent implementation of Executive Order 13166, Title VI, and the Title VI regulations regarding language access. This site also acts as a clearinghouse, providing and linking to information, tools, and technical assistance regarding Limited English Proficiency and language services for federal agencies, recipients of federal funds, users of federal programs and federally assisted programs, and other stakeholders.
External link Health Care for All (HCFAMA) in Massachusetts Exit Disclaimer
Health Care For All is dedicated to making quality and affordable health care accessible to everyone in Massachusetts. We seek to educate Massachusetts residents about our health care system and encourage you to join us in changing it.
External link National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health Exit Disclaimer
The National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health is dedicated to helping states, tribes, territories, and communities discover, apply, and sustain innovative and collaborative solutions that improve the social, emotional, and behavioral well being of children and families.
External link Bendheim-Thomas Center for Research on Child Well Being Exit Disclaimer
The Bendheim Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW) is an interdisciplinary center at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Office of Population Research. Our mission is to stimulate basic research, educate faculty and students about issues related to children's policies, and influence policymakers and practitioners at the federal, state, and local levels.



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