American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Faculty Resources

ASHA has developed various resources to help faculty incorporate multicultural issues into their coursework. Whether you are planning to offer a multicultural/multilingual issues course or are simply trying to enhance an existing core course, we hope you'll find this section useful.

Multicultural/Multilingual Issues (MMI) in CSD Curricula: Resources for Infusion
CAA-accredited programs were surveyed to determine how programs are meeting the "multicultural issues requirement for program accreditation and the adequacy of current practices."  Find out about the survey results and the differences between the types of multicultural courses.

Multicultural/Multilingual Issues Courses: A Resource for Instructors
A meta-analysis that provides an overview of possible types of courses that address MMI in communication sciences and disorders.

Resources for MMI into the Core Curriculum
Be sure to check out our web resources that include:

  • Cultural Interface Grid 
  • Models of sample syllabi and instructional activities
  • ASHA Policy Documents 
  • Web Site Resources 
  • Audio Visual Resources   
  • Further Reading About Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations: Supplemental Reading List

Sample MMI Syllabi and Instructional Activities
This sample syllabi and instructional activities are suggested models for implementing a MMI foundational course and/or infusing MMI issues within any given course.

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