Working with CALD Families - Disability Awareness [HTML]
This online HTML resource provides additional cultural specific information relating to disability and perspectives from Asian, Middle Eastern and African cultures not covered in our courses.
The resource contains tips and guidelines, and approaches based on cultural consideration.
It includes case studies using multi-media to enhance the learning process.
This is not a stand-alone resource and does not provide information on general disability issues.
- Section I (Middle Eastern, South Asian and other Muslim based cultures) provides an overview of disability and the Muslim perspective since Muslims form the majority in the countries within this section. This information about Islam and disability may be applied to other cultures that are predominantly Muslim and shaped by Islamic practices.
- Section II (Indian culture) presents information on Indian culture and disability.
- Section III (Somali, Sudanese, Ethiopian and Eritrean cultures) focuses on disability and cultures in the Horn of Africa.
- Section IV (East Asian cultures) provides information on disability in Chinese culture and other cultures that share the Chinese heritage of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism.
The following are pre-requisites for this resource:
- CALD 1 - Culture and Cultural Competency [course]
- CALD 2 - Working with Migrant Patients / CALD 3 - Working with Refugee Patients [course]
- CALD 8 - Working with CALD Families - Disability Awareness [course]
To access the above course, you need to check your eligibility and how to register/enrol.
This resource is only available in HTML online format.
To access the HTML online resource, you need to have an eCALD® user account.
- If you do not have an account, you need to check your eligibility first, then click the GO TO LOGIN button below.
- If you already have an account, please click on the GO TO LOGIN below.
Reminder: please complete pre-requisite course(s) if you are eligible.
Researched and written by Victoria Camplin-Welch.
Produced by eCALD® Services, Waitemata District Health Board (2012).
Copyrighted to Waitemata District Health Board (2012).