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September 2009

Reframing: From Hearing Loss to Deaf Gain

Author(s): H-Dirksen L. Bauman, Joseph M. Murray
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

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby, Cannon Han
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

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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June 2007

State Statutes Requiring the Provision of Foreign Language Interpreters to Parties in Civil Proceedings

This document provides a list of statutes by state on the use of interpreters in civil proceedings.
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June 2007

Study Reveals Unique Issues Faced by Deaf Victims of Sexual Assault

Author(s): Lauren R. Taylor, Nicole Gaskin-Laniyan
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

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

Author(s): Gretchen Waech
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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September 2006

Reaching Individuals Along All Literacy Levels

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

Author(s): Giselle Aguilar Hass, Nawal Ammar, Leslye E. Orloff
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.
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August 2005

Assisting Women Who Are Abused in Our Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

This presentation reviews Deaf culture and language, domestic violence in the Deaf community, the rights of the Deaf and ADA accommodations, and ways to better meet the safety and communication needs of Deaf survivors seeking services.
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May 2005

Ethnicity, Ethics, and the Deaf-World

Author(s): Harlan Lane
This article by Harlan Lane discusses the eleven hallmarks of an ethnic minority and how the Deaf community (or DEAF-WORLD) fits each of those hallmarks.
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January 2005

Know Your Rights on Your Job: Workplace Discrimination Overview

This document, in Q&A format, provides basic information on hiring discrimination, workplace safety, health care, language rights, wages and hours, joining a labor union and law enforcement actions.