Tag Archives: Linguistics

Cultural Orientation Resource Center

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.   http://www.cal.org/co/ The Cultural Orientation Resource (COR) Center provides important orientation resources for refugee newcomers and service providers throughout the United States and overseas. Housed at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL), … Continue reading

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No Comprende

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog by Siobhan Champ-Backwell.   Recording of No Comprende Class On February 2, 2011, my colleague Rebecca Brown and I co-presented an online version of  the class “¿No Comprende?  Online Health Resources for … Continue reading

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LEP and Non-English Resources

Civil Rights for Those with Limited English Proficiency http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/civilrights/resources/specialtopics/lep/index.html This section includes documents pertaining to persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). This means persons who are unable to communicate effectively in English because their primary language is not English and … Continue reading

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Easy To Read Medical Terms

A question was recently posted on the CAPHIS listserv asking about a resource to define medical terms.    Peg Allen; Owner/Consultant at Health Knowledge Consultants identified the following resource.    Peg said: “Last week, University of Michigan Taubman Medical Library … Continue reading

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Language Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.     Siobhan Blackwell, the Blog author has cited the original sources for each resource listed. ‘Interpreters Save Lives’ Campaign The Texas Association of    Healthcare Interpreters and  Translators (TAHIT) officially  launched the ‘Interpreters Save … Continue reading

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