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Latinas and Sexual Violence

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This fact sheet addresses cultural and linguistic considerations for improving outreach into Latin@ communities with a special focus on Latinas. It promotes greater awareness of the barriers to services that Latina victims face and tools for removing those barriers.
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Defining Deaf Culture

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This web page offers dictionary definitions of 'culture' and offers an 'insider's definition' of Deaf culture that draws on aspects identified in these sources.
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Transgender Basics

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This short film provides interviews with individuals self-identified as transgender or genderqueer. It also presents an overview of the spectrum of gender identity and sexual orientation.
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Resources for Working with Immigrant Women

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This page contains information and suggestions to make domestic violence services more accessible for immigrant women.
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NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct

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Embodied in this Code of Professional Conduct (formerly known as the Code of Ethics) are seven tenets setting forth guiding principles, followed by illustrative behaviors.
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Special for Immigrant Women

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The article suggest that the immigrant women ask for interpreter when seeking help, leave clear phone messages when calling for help, and to not to give up if the person they contact the first time is not helpful.
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Deaf Persons and Experts Speak Out Against Inclusion

This resource compiles writings from Deaf person and professionals who oppose the Inclusion movement.
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Reducing Language Barriers to Combating Domestic Violence: The Requirements of Title VI

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This paper notes immigrant women's language barrier to accessing services for domestic violence. The paper provides guidance to police, prosecutors, courts, corrections centers, and shelter programs for determining their obligations toward immigrant women who experience domestic violence.
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Stress Management: A Deaf Perspective

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This website provides information and relevant resources that highlight the level of stress generated from the mainstreaming of people who are D/deaf or hard of hearing in society.
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Hiring an Interpreter

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This page provides guidance for those seeking interpreter services, including access to a searchable database of interpreter service agencies.