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April 2006

Battered Immigrants and U.S. Citizen Spouses

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This 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

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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

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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

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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.
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January 2005

Culture Handbook

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This handbook highlights the importance of culture and provides guidance to develop cultural competency at the individual and organizational levels.
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February 2004

Developing Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Materials for Latina Survivors

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Provides a summary of efforts made by the Alianza to understand and respond to the barriers and challenges and concludes with recommendations for service providers to develop culturally and linguistically appropriate materials.
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February 2004

Developing Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Materials for Latina Survivors of Domestic Violence

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This paper summarizes efforts undertaken by the National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence to develop responses to the particular challenges and barriers faced by Spanish-speaking Latina survivors and by organizations serving them. Included here are guidelines for developing Spanish-language material.
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January 2004

Audism: Exploring the Metaphysics of Oppression

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This paper explores three dimensions of audism (individual, institutional, and metaphysical) in further detail.
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January 2003

Considerations for Mediating with People Who Are Culturally Deaf

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This page, while written for mediators, gives an excellent overview of communication and cultural barriers for Deaf people.
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November 2002

Model Protocol on Services for Limited English Proficient Immigrant and Refugee Victims of Domestic Violence

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This resource outlines protocol for working with LEP survivors of domestic violence. It also contains answers to frequently asked questions, and has articles that cover working well with interpreters, basic dos and don'ts of advocacy with LEP clients, and a know your rights sheet for immigrants and refugees.
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January 2002

The Case Against “Special Needs”

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Words simultaneously reflect and reinforce our attitudes and perceptions. In this article, the author argues against using the descriptor “special needs” for people with disabilities, discussing how it can promote negative attitudes and segregation.
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January 2002

Grupos de Apoyo para Latinas Maltratadas/ Support Groups for Battered Latinas

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This manual was created support the work of establishing a support group for battered Spanish-speaking women. It is intended for use by any group or organization that wants to start a Spanish-language support group in their area.