Did you know that, in some countries, Deaf people can work as interpreters? Watch this Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) story by a Deaf woman, June.
The DAWN agency promotes healthy relationships and ending abuse in the Deaf community. They also provide services to Deaf people surviving abuse.
Deaf Hope works to end domestic and sexual violence in Deaf communities in Oakland, California, USA. They provide services for Deaf survivors & children.
Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) empowers Deaf & Deafblind survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, harassment. Seattle, Washington, USA
A program helps with sign language training for parents in the Netherlands and Canada. Parents learn via video interaction and home visits.
Sign language for Sam ended his isolation and his severe language deprivation. A cochlear implant alone was not enough.
13 Reasons to Sign to Your Hard of Hearing or Cochlear Implanted Child She thought a cochlear implant meant her son wouldn’t need to sign.
A deaf American woman, Rikki Poynter, produces many videos on deaf awareness. Her videos also explain accessibility and closed captioning.
Explains why deaf and disabled people rarely appear in the media and why that should change. Provides recommendations on how to change it.
Many deaf children experience language deprivation. Article summarizes the situation around the world, but with an emphasis on the U.S.
How do you communicate with your new deaf client at your service agency? This toolkit provides guidance for counselors and professionals.
A deaf audiology student process of turning on a cochlear implant for the first time. She also shares her own cochlear implant experience.
Deaf students want teachers to communicate in sign language and to teach them well. Watch them explain how in this 5-minute video.
Guides health workers in working deaf patients and patients with other disabilities. Ask patients about their communication or other needs.
This guide can help medical professionals with deaf patients. It explains how to communicate before, during, and after appointments.
Deaf Women United provides resources to connect U.S. Deaf women to empowerment through advocacy, education, and outreach.
Slavery never ended: today, we call it human trafficking. Author explains why deaf women human trafficking victims are often targets.
Could a written system for sign language improve the literacy of deaf children? What do Deaf adults in the U.S. think about the idea?
What does it mean to be a proud Latina woman in Kenya–a country that does not recognize your identity? Watch Norma Moran’s story.
Researchers listen to teachers of deaf children with additional disabilities. How can teacher training programs and schools improve?