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Inclusion: NAD Position Statement

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This position statement explains in detail this organization's position with regard to mainstreaming Deaf children in school settings.
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Deaf Community Accountability Wheel

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This wheel begins to demonstrate the ideal response, within the Deaf community, to the issue of domestic violence. Community opinion and a desire to make a difference can lead all members of the community to expect full accountability from the abuser by applying appropriate consequences.
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Realities for Immigrant Populations: How they Experience the System

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"Although the number of applications for VAWA status has increased, winning a VAWA self-petition is only the first step in achieving safety and independence. To gain lawful permanent residence, applicants must overcome additional legal barriers. The complicated phases of applying for immigration status coupled with the passage of VAWA 2000 have created new questions and the need for greater expertise."
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The Facts on Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

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This fact sheet offers some statistics about immigration and domestic violence, and describes some of the financial, cultural, and linguistic barriers that may deter immigrant women from seeking services.
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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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Myths about Deaf People (and the truth)

A Deaf blogger confronts common myths encountered by Deaf people in everyday life.
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Centrality of multilingual access to sexual violence prevention and intervention

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Multilingual access is critical to sexual violence prevention and intervention. This statement discusses NSVRC's approach to multilingual access within a social justice framework. Available in English and Spanish.
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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.