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Seeing at the Speed of Sound

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Rachel Kolb, the first deaf Rhodes Scholar, describes the frustrations and humor embodied in the process of lipreading.
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Cultural Competency Tips

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This brief tipsheet provides guidance on working with survivors from various cultures in a culturally relevant manner.
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Deaf Victims/Survivors: A Guide to Effective Service Delivery

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This resource is intended to help the staff of domestic violence programs better understand the needs of Deaf/HOH victim/survivors and provide services in ways that appropriately meet those needs.
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Dynamics of Domestic Violence Experienced by Immigrant Victims

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This chapter gives an introduction to domestic violence and the cultural and linguistic barriers that affect immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
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A Guide for Friends, Family and Care Providers of Sexual Violence Survivors Who Have Disabilities

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This 26-page guide contains a general overview of sexual violence information, with special information pertaining to victims with disabilities.
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Language Assistance Planning and Self-Assessment Tool

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This document provides a framework to help organizations develop a Language Assistance Plan.
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How APS Helps

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This page provides information on how Adult Protective Services helps victims and what happens when a report of abuse is made.
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Quick Tips for Using an Interpreter

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This resource offers guidance on communicating via an interpreter. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Etiquette Tips for Working with People with Disabilities

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This one-pager offers tips for engaging in respectful interactions with individuals with disabilities.
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In Our Own Voice: African American Stories of Oppression, Survival and Recovery in Mental Health Systems

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This guide provides historical highlights regarding African-American survivors and mental health treatment in America; explores the themes shared in the collected oral histories; provides strategies for using history projects as a tool for personal and community healing and social change; and includes resources to assist you in starting your own history project.
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Improving Services and Outreach to the Latino Community

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The article suggests that programs evaluate their effectiveness in addressing specific Latino community needs, recognize and address barriers to serving Latino communities, and learn about diversity within Latino communities. The article also suggests eliminating stereotypes, developing organization wide language competency, and ensuring that all staff have a duty to serve all members of the community. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Working with Deaf Survivors of Domestic Violence

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In this paper, the author describes her experience in learning to become an advocate for Deaf survivors of domestic violence. She emphasizes the importance of both linguistic and cultural competency, and the necessity of key collaborations towards successful advocacy work.