Diversity & Inclusion Resources

Resources from the Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence

  • Disparities in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services and SupportsEn Español - The purpose of the Disparities Resource Guide Series is to assist Development Disabilities Councils (DD Councils), University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs), and Protection and Advocacy Programs (P&As) to: 1) Address disparities experienced by identified populations of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families; and 2) Implement changes in policy and practice to mitigate and reduce such disparities. 

  • Conscious & Unconscious Biases in Health Care - This course focuses on conscious and unconscious biases in health care and their impact on people who are disproportionately affected by disparities in health and health care

  • The Cultural and Linguistic Competence Assessment for Disability Organizations (CLCADO) - The CLCADO is intended to support organizations to (1) plan for and incorporate culturally and linguistically competent values, policies, structures, and practices in all aspects of their work; (2) enhance the quality of services, supports, and advocacy provided to diverse and underserved communities; (3) effect change in education, training, technical assistance, research, and public policy; and (4) advance cultural and linguistic competence as an essential approach to address racial and ethnic disparities and promote equity for people who experience disabilities and their families.

  • All NCCC Resources & Materials

Official Trailer | Netflix | Documentary


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Intelligent Lives
a Film by Dan Habib | UNH Institute on Disability


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IDD and Racial Disparities

Disabilty, Race, Gender and Research