The following materials lay the foundation and highlight effective practices for Dual Language Learners. They have been purposely selected to work together 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.
American Translators Association. "Translation Getting It Right: A Guide to Buying Translations." [PDF, 131KB].
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education. Using Interpreters and Translators to meet the Needs of Handicapped Language Minority Students and Their Families. [PDF, 1.3MB].
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. Interpreter Code of Ethics: Language Interpreter and Translator Code of Professional Conduct.
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Communicaton: Reports. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2009. English.
Last Reviewed: September 2011
Last Updated: November 13, 2014