Story of how the sale of salt helped the school get started....
Ben Jarashow talks about the elements of deaf culture from the societal (hearing and deaf communities) and medical perspectives. The application of eugenics and audism is also discussed. Limited slideshow for ASL viewers. Closed Captioned.
Children's Physical Developmental Clinic: www.bridgew.edu/cpdc
Not a joke, but a funny, true story told to Tom. One day a woman decided to cook her first Thanksgiving meal for her family, instead of going out. An hour after the turkey was in, smoke was coming from the oven. She raced to the oven, and turned it off, and waited for the smoke to clear. When she...
Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence
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, they are denied access to services that could help them safely flee from abuse, heal from trauma, and seek justice after they have been harmed. This policy brief offers practical suggestions for expanding and enhancing Deaf survivors’ access to victim services and other supports.
Nancy Smith, the director of Vera’s Center on Victimization and Safety, and Erin Esposito, the executive director of Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims (ASADV), discuss emerging research on the needs of Deaf survivors.
Read Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence at http://www.vera.org/pubs/special/serv...
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