ERIC Number: ED282657
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Cultural Diversity Awareness Inventory = Inventario Sobre el Reconocimiento de Diversas Culturas.
Henry, Gertrude B.
This booklet features a checklist designed to help persons who are involved in providing direct services to culturally diverse, young special needs children to assess their attitudes, beliefs, and behavior toward these children. The booklet also contains suggestions and lists of print, film, and filmstrip resources for developing a school program which encourages children to respect and accept cultures different from their own. The checklist consists of 28 items to which respondents may indicate the extent of their agreement or disagreement. Suggestions concern ways of (1) increasing general cultural awareness, (2) working with adults, (3) using effective communication strategies, (4) conducting accurate assessments, and (5) utilizing multi-cultural methods and materials. The booklet includes English and Spanish versions of the text.(RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Handicapped Children's Early Education Program.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Reading Association.
Note: Distributed by the Hampton University Mainstreaming Outreach Project.