National Center for Cultural Competence

Organization Name: Georgetown University Center for Child & Human Development
Address: 3300 Whitehaven St., NW, Suite 3300
Washington, DC 20007
Eligibility: Developmental disabilities (DD)
Services Provided: The goal of the Community of Practice on Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Developmental Disabilities (CoP) is to increase the number, diversity, and capacity of formal and informal leaders to transform their state/territorial developmental disabilities (DD) systems by: (1) advancing and sustaining cultural and linguistic competence (CLC) systemically through changes in values, policy, structures, and practices; and (2) responding effectively to the growing cultural and linguistic diversity among people with DD and their families who reside in states, territories, and tribal nations.

Resources includes papers on developmental disabilities.
Provider Profiles: In April 2017, the NCCC, in collaboration with AIDD, selected the following states and jurisdiction for membership in the CoP: Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Utah, Vermont, Wisconsin
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/1/2018