The project is developing a set of reports, products, and resources designed to serve as a foundation and establish a standard for CLC and diversity curricula, training, faculty and staff development, and community engagement across all core functions.
The Embedding Project conducted an environmental scan consisting of several components: (1) created criteria based on accepted definitions of cultural and linguistic competence (CLC) to vet and identify gaps in extant curricula and training resources used by UCEDDs; (2) Conducted an environmental scan of the juried literature on CLC curricula and training focused on developmental disabilities, including recommendations for UCEDDs to contribute to this literature; (3) Conducted a vetting process of the extant curricula and training resources currently used by UCEDDs focused on the intersection of cultural diversity, cultural and linguistic competence, and developmental disabilities including recommended action steps for UCEDDs to integrate this content in training activities; and (4) Conducted structured interviews of UCEDD Directors to ascertain a baseline of current understanding, commitment, and concerns about integrating diversity and CLC into their programs.
The Project identified and reviewed the following resources using the vetting criteria developed by the team:
Resources presented here were deemed to meet key vetting criteria.
The Project created a set of reports that include: