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April 2000

Are You or is Anyone You Know a Battered Woman? / Para Mujeres ¿Es Tu Vida Complicada?

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This two-sided five-panel brochure presents information in Spanish (en Español) on one side and in English on the other, and was developed for use in local domestic violence programs and other organizations that provide services to victims of abuse.
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January 1999

The Multilingual Access Model: A Model for Outreach and Services in Non-English Speaking Communities

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This project recruited and trained bicultural-bilingual advocates from area ethnic communities to provide assistance to victims and initiate outreach and awareness activities in their communities. Assistance to 6 provide
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October 1998

Overcoming Cultural Barriers in Working with Immigrant Battered Women

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This document suggests service providers to become familiar with the laws that affect immigrant women, to develop multi-lingual and multi-cultural staff and develop contacts with people from diverse cultures in their communities.
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January 1988

Two Views of Deafness

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This chart compares two contrasting views of deafness: 1) as pathology and 2) as a difference. It provides helpful explanations of what a person might think or how they may behave.
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January 0004

Deaf Culture: NETAC Teacher Tipsheet

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This brief factsheet describes common terms used within Deaf community, details shared values in contrast with mainstream U.S. hearing culture, and offers guidelines for communication.
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Identifying Whether an Interpreter is Needed and Tips for Working with an Interpreter

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This tip sheet presents information on how to determine if a client needs an interpreter and provides tips on working with interpreters to communicate effectively with clients. It also provides guidelines on assessing the interpreter's knowledge of the Code of Professional Responsibility and on assessing the interpreter's skill to interpret the information accurately.
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ASL: A Paradigm Shift

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This website explores cultural aspects and the history of ASL from a personal experience and perspective.
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ASL Immersion: Deaf Culture Membership

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This web page depicts and explains another way of looking at the deaf/Deaf worlds that includes four levels: deaf people in isolation, the Deaf community, Deaf culture, and the Deaf Ethnicity.
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Ensuring Access to Services for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency: Frequently Asked Questions

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This is a compilation of answers to frequently asked questions regarding Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which requires all programs that receive federal funds to take reasonable steps to ensure meaningful access to individuals with Limited English Proficiency.
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Bill of Rights for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

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Bills of Rights for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children have been proposed and enacted in a number of states. This resource provides principles, language, and guidance for developing such a document. State-specific legislation is included.
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Finding A Common Language: A Quiz of Essential Vocabulary for Working with the LGBT Community

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This quiz includes definitions to match to sexual orientation and gender identity terms. Answer key included.
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Quiz: Are your services linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women?

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This quiz helps service providers identify if their services are linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women.