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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.
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What to Call a Person who Batters

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This exercise provides an opportunity to explore how the language we use about a victim’s partner impacts our work.
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Language Assistance Planning and Self-Assessment Tool

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This document provides a framework to help organizations develop a Language Assistance Plan.
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Quick Tips for Using an Interpreter

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This resource offers guidance on communicating via an interpreter. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Etiquette Tips for Working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Individuals

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This one-pager offers tips for hearing advocates to engage in effective, respectful communication with Deaf or hard of hearing individuals.
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Seeing at the Speed of Sound

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Rachel Kolb, the first deaf Rhodes Scholar, describes the frustrations and humor embodied in the process of lipreading.