MOSFA, @Moviemiento de Sordas Feministas Argentina, a Deaf Feminist collective from Argentina pushes the understanding of feminism to include people of all genders and ablilities in their fight against oprressive systems.
How many Deaf women in your country know their health rights? In Zimbabwe, Deaf Women Included produced a video to teach health rights in sign language.
Sometimes no one teaches menstrual health to deaf girls in Zimbabwe. Thus, Deaf Women Included produced a video to teach them in Zimbabwe Sign Language.
Many publications can help families, community leaders, teachers, and professionals help deaf children around the world. Deaf Child Worldwide.
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) works with people with disabilities in about 60 countries. The organization also sometimes works with Deaf people.
What kind of support is best for parents of deaf children? How does interacting with other parents benefit them? Position paper.
What is deafness? What causes it? How does it impact people? What can help? This fact sheet on deafness from WHO addresses these questions.
You need the ambulance or police. How do you call for help? Deaf people in Jordan use a video emergency line to communicate in sign language.
How do you communicate with your new deaf client at your service agency? This toolkit provides guidance for counselors and professionals.
Poor healthcare, sometimes resulting in death. No education and no jobs. These are some challenges shared in common among Deaf Nigerians.
Summarizes what the literature says about deaf women’s rights and health around the world. Available in International Sign video.
A deaf audiology student process of turning on a cochlear implant for the first time. She also shares her own cochlear implant experience.
Describes examples of programs that successfully reduced gender-based violence against deaf or disabled women. Best-practice stories.
Guides health workers in working deaf patients and patients with other disabilities. Ask patients about their communication or other needs.
Deaf patients in the UK confront ignorance and accessibility barriers when they seek healthcare. Older Deaf people experience isolation.
One organization in Kenya, Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network in Kenya, is working to improve Deaf Kenyan women’s rights.
This guide can help medical professionals with deaf patients. It explains how to communicate before, during, and after appointments.
This guide can help medical care professionals with providing the best care for deaf patients by removing communication barriers.
Fifteen years of research confirms that Deaf people experience more accessibility barriers in healthcare. It doesn’t have to be this way.
Analysis of rights under Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD); examples of how deaf people experience discrimination.