The following items were reported on the BHIC Blog.
Bhutanese refugee community orientation video
A free, streaming cultural orientation video for the Bhutanese refugee community has been created by a student group from Flagler College in Florida. The video follows one family as they adjust to their new country and adapt to the new culture. Topics include grocery shopping, using food stamps, learning English, opening a bank account and basic safety information. The video is in Nepali with English subtitles.
Facing Our Future: Children in the Aftermath of Immigration Enforcement
examines the consequences of parental arrest, detention, and deportation on children, providing in-depth details on parent-child separations, economic hardships, and children’s well-being.
Special Education Terminology Resources
The Minnesota Department of Education has an English-Hmong Dictionary of Special Education http://bit.ly/bqfvxP and a Somali Glossary of Special Education Terminology http://bit.ly/aX34zG to assist interpreters, translators and teachers so that they can provide more accurate interpretation of special education documents.
[BRYCS November Bulletin Alert http://www.brycs.org/whatsNew/]
- Refugees from Bhutan hope for a more colorful future here (seattletimes.nwsource.com)