Cultural Responsiveness Resources

Reinforcing Resilience: How Parent Centers Can Support American Indian and Alaska Native Parents 

This brief describes the importance of resilience in Native communities and suggests ways that Parent Centers can share these skills.

Reaching Out to American Indian and Alaska Native Youth with Disabilities 

This guide explores how Parent Centers can outreach to Native American and Alaska Native youth with disabilities. 

The State of Native Education: Facts for Parent Centers 

(WORD DOC) This brief helps Parent Centers to outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native parents and communities.

Educating Native Students, Then and Now

This brief helps Parent Centers understand the historical context and current state of Native education.

Developing an Understanding of American Indians/and Alaska Natives: Historical Trauma

This brief looks at the impact of historical trauma on Native people, culture, and health.

#Cultural and #Linguistic Competency Checklist for #MedicalHome Teams

This checklist is designed to provide a structure for discussion and self-examination on cultural and linguistic competence.

Transition Planning Tips for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Youth with Disabilities

Current research indicates that students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds don’t always fare as well when it comes to major transition outcomes.

American Indian/Alaska Native Vocational Rehabilitation Centers

Under the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects for American Indians with Disabilities, tribal governments can develop or increase their capacity to provide a program of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services, in a culturally relevant manner, to American Indians with disabilities residing on or near Federal or state reservations.

#DisabilityEtiquette Guide

The TN Disability Coalition’s Disability Etiquette Guide is to help equip and empower everyone; whether you’re a part of the disability community or not. Because how we speak about and to people with disabilities matters.