Clearinghouse Resource

Title

The Early Childhood Research Institute on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)

Authors/Editors

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Council for Exceptional Children
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education
ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education

Publisher(s)

IL: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

n.d., pages

Description of Resource

A federally-funded collaborative effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The Council for Exceptional Children, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, and the ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education. The Web site includes brochures, handbooks and materials for families, medical professionals and childcare workers which are designed to be sensitive and respectful of families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. For example, vision, hearing and developmental pre-screening charts are available in multiple languages.

Languages

Amharic, Cambodian, Chinese, English, Farsi, Hungarian, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese

Availability

http://www.clas.uiuc.edu/