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No Hablo Inglés: Helping Spanish-Speaking Families with Special Needs

Primeros PasosBuenos días. Gracias por llamar al Kennedy Krieger Institute. ¿Cómo le puedo ayudar?

If the line of text above is confusing, imagine living in a world where every word, every conversation is a mystery. Imagine needing services but not being able to access them because you don't speak the language.

Crossing Culture Lines

Courtney
McGrath
Outreach Program Helps Latino Community Locate Early Intervention Services

Realizing that a toddler may have a developmental delay could throw any family into turmoil. The questions seem endless: Where should you go for help? Will she learn to speak? Will he need special equipment to walk? What about school? Imagine how much more wrenching this process can become for immigrant families, who may already be grappling with issues such as language barriers, cultural confusion, job security and citizenship.

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Early Intervention Service Coordination for Infants and Toddlers and Their Families in the Latino/Hispanic Community

The Kennedy Krieger Institute Department of Family Support Services and the Baltimore Infants and Toddlers Program have partnered to provide outreach, training and service in the Baltimore City Latino/Hispanic Community for infants and toddlers who are eligible for early intervention services and their families.

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