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Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

  title={Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence},
  author={N. Smith and Charity B. Hope},
Intimate Partner Violence Among Help-Seeking Deaf Women: An Empirical Study
This study provides a profile of 80 Deaf women attending an IPV program serving individuals with disabilities and discusses demographic and psychosocial characteristics, referral channels that led women to the program, and services sought post-referral to help guide best practices with Deaf survivors of IPV. Expand
Understanding The Sexual Assault Disclosure Experiences Of Deaf Women
Deaf women’s lived experiences of their constitutional rights in South Africa
abstract Although the rights of women and people living with disabilities are constitutionally protected, Deaf women continue to experience discrimination due to their double stigmatisation as womenExpand


Intimate Partner Violence Reported by Two Samples of Deaf Adults via a Computerized American Sign Language Survey
A computerized sign language survey was administered to two large samples of deaf adults, querying lifetime and past-year experiences of emotional abuse, physical abuse, and forced sex regarding intimate partner violence. Expand
Intimate Partner Violence Against Deaf Female College Students
When comparing the prevalence of physical assault, psychological aggression, and sexual coercion victimization to hearing female undergraduates, the current sample was approximately two times as likely to have experienced victimization in the past year. Expand
Leigh , “ Intimate partner violence against deaf female college students
  • Violence Against Women
  • 2011
Chasing the Mythical Ten Percent: Parental Hearing Status of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in the United States
This article investigates the basis for the frequently reported statement that ten percent of deaf persons are born to families with one or more deaf parents. The prevalence of deaf children born toExpand
Maltreatment and disabilities: a population-based epidemiological study.
The study established a significant association between the presence of an educationally relevant disability and maltreatment, and children with disabilities are 3.4 times more likely to be maltreated than nondisabled peers. Expand
and John F . Knutson , “ Maltreatment and behavioral characteristics of youth who are deaf and hard of hearing
  • Sexuality and Disability
  • 1998