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January 2010

Gender Neutral Pronouns Chart

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This chart outlines eight traditional and gender neutral pronouns and provides conjugation and pronunciation information.
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January 2010

Ensuring Language Access to Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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This Chapter demonstrates that although immigrant victims can legally access services that are available to protect victims regardless of immigration status, such as sexual assault and domestic violence services, law enforcement protection, and immigration relief, many immigrant victims are unlikely to seek help due to language barriers, isolation, and lack of information about available help.
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September 2009

Reframing: From Hearing Loss to Deaf Gain

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This article introduces the concept of Deaf gain, reframing deaf people as a group with sensory and cognitive diversity rather than a group lacking hearing.
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August 2009

Resource Guide for Advocates & Attorneys on Interpretation Services for Domestic Violence Victims

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These guidelines focus on court interpretation for domestic and sexual violence victims with limited English proficiency. It is intended to inform how advocacy, interpretation, and language access can be integrated.
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March 2009

Intimate Partner Violence in Immigrant and Refugee Communities: Challenges, Promising Practices and Recommendations

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This report offers information on challenges, prevention, and treatment of IPV in immigrant and refugee communities. It includes recommendations and summaries for future work and funding efforts.
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January 2009

How to Work with Interpreters and Address Problems

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This brief guides provides advocates with advice on how to work effectively with interpreters in the context of domestic violence.
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June 2007

Study Reveals Unique Issues Faced by Deaf Victims of Sexual Assault

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This report summarizes researchers' recommendations for improving the relationship between law enforcement and the deaf community, based on results of an investigation of the impact of sexual assault on members of the deaf community.
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January 2007

I Speak Cards

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These are two-sided bilingual cards with printed information about Language Access Rights, as well as a statement that requests an interpreter.
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January 2007

Interaction with Deaf People- A to Z

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This fact sheets offer information about Deaf and hard of hearing individuals and the Deaf culture in general, providing the reader with tips for how to best interact with Deaf individuals.
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  • Training Tools
September 2006

Reaching Individuals Along All Literacy Levels

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The bulletin includes an overview of the link between literacy and sexual violence and tips on developing universal outreach, prevention, and intervention materials.
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April 2006

Battered Immigrants and U.S. Citizen Spouses

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The study reveals that the rate of abuse is higher among immigrant women who are married to American citizens. Examples of immigration-related tactics of abuse are provided.