Inclusion: Supplementary Materials

Welcome to our supplementary materials section! This section highlights a variety of resources on supporting inclusive practices for Dual Language Learners (DLLs) and their families. Head Start staff may find this information helpful. 


We hope that you will find these resources interesting and useful in your practice. While we do not endorse any of these resources, we value their information and find it useful for programs to know that they are available. These websites are constantly changing and adding new information to support teachers and parents of all children, including DLLs. Check back often to find new resources!

Deaf and Hard of Hearing/Dual Language Learning

Gallaudet University. "Acquisition of English Literacy by Signing Deaf Children." Barbara Gerner de Garcia. Ponto de Vista, Florianopolis, n.05, p. 129-150, 2003. [PDF, 264.2KB].

Resources in Other Languages

Center for Inclusive Child Care. HIIL NAAFO - Inclusion DVD for the Somali Community.

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning. "Practical Strategies to Promote Social and Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children." 

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning. "Tools for Developing Behavior Support Plans." English and Spanish.

Website Articles

Brown, Dale S. & Karen Ford. "Communication Strategies for All Classrooms: Focusing on English Language Learners and Students with Learning Disabilities." 2007. 

FPG Child Development Institute. FPG Snapshot: Preparing Culturally Competent Early Childhood Teachers.

Be sure to visit the Disabilities section of the ECLKC website for more information for all children.

Inclusion: Supplementary Materials. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2009. English.

Last Reviewed: September 2009

Last Updated: November 13, 2014