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Deaf Persons and Experts Speak Out Against Inclusion

This resource compiles writings from Deaf person and professionals who oppose the Inclusion movement.
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Transgender Rights Toolkit: A Legal Guide for Trans People and Their Advocates

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This toolkit is designed to help trans people and their advocates navigate daily lived experiences of discrimination and oppression. Topics covered include restrooms, aging, parenting, identity documentation, and more.
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The NRCDV Access Initiative: Documenting our progress towards greater accessibility

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Be the change we wish to see in the world. That is just what the staff of the NRCDV had in mind when we launched the Access Initiative in 2006. The Initiative represented NRCDV's organizational commitment -- as an employer, service provider, and community member -- to individuals with disabilities and accessibility in general.
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Developing a Language Access Plan for Your Agency

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This tip sheet clearly lists the steps that shelters can take to develop a language access plan for Limited English Proficiency persons.
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Hiring an Interpreter

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This page provides guidance for those seeking interpreter services, including access to a searchable database of interpreter service agencies.
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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Advocate's Guide

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This entails collaborating with immigrant and community agencies to develop a referral list of interpreters and train the interpreters on domestic violence issues, identify and reach out to attorneys who have knowledge of immigration issues, and establish relationships with law enforcement officers and prosecutors. This document also provides guidance on working with immigrant women to determine her safety, to provide access to interpreter, to determine her medical needs, to explain services available to her, and to refer her to an attorney.
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Stress Management: A Deaf Perspective

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This website provides information and relevant resources that highlight the level of stress generated from the mainstreaming of people who are D/deaf or hard of hearing in society.
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Visual Safety Plan

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This visual safety plan was designed for people with limited English proficiency or literacy. It outlines documents and other items to take if/when a survivor flees an abusive relationship, describes safety planning at home, and suggests preparations around documentation.
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Is Your "T" Written in Disappearing Ink? A Checklist for Transgender Inclusion

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This checklist is a first step for agencies to use while evaluating whether their polices and practices are inclusive to transgender people.
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Reducing Language Barriers to Combating Domestic Violence: The Requirements of Title VI

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This paper notes immigrant women's language barrier to accessing services for domestic violence. The paper provides guidance to police, prosecutors, courts, corrections centers, and shelter programs for determining their obligations toward immigrant women who experience domestic violence.
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Working with a Deaf Survivor: A Resource Guide

This manual provides guidance for domestic violence advocates in working with survivors who are Deaf or hard of hearing. It offers tips for effective communication and collaboration with disability rights advocates and organizations. For additional resources, see the Vermont NetworkÍs page on Hearing Accommodations.
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NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct

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Embodied in this Code of Professional Conduct (formerly known as the Code of Ethics) are seven tenets setting forth guiding principles, followed by illustrative behaviors.