Deaf culture

  • A Conversation on Serving Deaf Survivors

    Deaf individuals in the U.S. experience rates of domestic and/or sexual violence equal to or higher than hearing individuals, with emerging research pointing to rates twice that of hearing individuals. From 911 systems that only take phone calls to victim...
  • Working with Deaf Survivors

    This webinar provides information on violence against Deaf people as well as strategies for ensuring language access for Deaf survivors seeking services.
  • Culture, Language, and Access: Serving Deaf Survivors

    Recent research suggests that Deaf women experience higher rates of sexual and domestic violence than their hearing counterparts, but are often shut off from victim services and supports that are ill-equipped to respond to their unique needs. As a result,...