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Language Support Resources

Resources for Supporting Dual Language Learners and Their Families

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Office of Head Start: National Center on
Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness
Strategies for Supporting All Dual Language Learners

Family and Community Engagement

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The Importance of Home Language Series
in English and Spanish
  • The Benefits of Being Bilingual
  • The Gift of Language
  • Language at Home and in the Community

Supporting Refugee Families
  • Raising Young Children in a New Country: Supporting Early Learning and Healthy Development
  • Ways to Use the Healthy Development Handbook
  • Handbook Tip Sheets and Conversation Starters for Family Well-Being Topics
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Learning language information from the families of
Dual Language Learners to better support their children
Understanding Children who are Dual Language Learners (DLL's)
  • Important Similarities of all children
  • Key differences between DLL's and monolingual children
  • Dual Language Learners are a highly diverse group
Selecting and Using Culturally Responsive Children's Books