Dual Language Learners Health: Reports

The following materials lay the foundation and highlight effective practices for Dual Language Learners. They have been purposely selected to help Head Start staff gain knowledge that is culturally and linguistically responsive to the needs of DLL children.


While the information in this section provides the context for addressing the unique needs of DLLs, additional important information can be found in other sections such as Research, Supplementary Materials, and Multimedia. For example, the resources displayed under Multimedia offer strategies and best practices through webcasts, webinars, and podcasts.

Beltran, Marco. "Addressing Pesticide Exposure in MSHS Community." Adult Health. Head Start Bulletin #75. 

Bronheim, Suzanne and Sungaya Sockalingam. A Guide to Choosing and Adapting Culturally and Linguistically Competent Health Promotion Materials.  National Center for Cultural Competence. Accessed 09/2009. [PDF, 575KB].

Office of Minority Health. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
"National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care." Accessed 12/2011. [PDF, 601.2KB].

Office of Minority Health. Development Process: Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Cornerstone of Caring. Accessed 09/2011.

Be sure to visit the Health section for more information.

Dual Language Learners Health: Reports. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2009. English.

Last Reviewed: December 2011

Last Updated: November 13, 2014