This handbook guides healthcare professionals in working with deaf patients, or with deafblind patients. Includes case studies.
They are the first to have HIV, but the last to know about it: Learn about the situation of Deaf people and HIV/AIDS in Zambia.
Faith’s story didn’t have to include her baby having HIV. But because of discrimination against Deaf people, it does. Read her story.
Explains research on emergency communication access for deaf & hard of hearing people in both large-scale disasters & individual emergencies.
A small but growing number of deaf people are healthcare professionals. Read a story about one deaf nursing student in the United States.
Can Deaf people access good healthcare without sign language? The authors analyze a case study and respond “no”. Discusses international law.
Deaf Blind International is a membership organization focused on people who are deafblind, their families, and their service providers.
Deaf Child Worldwide provides advice, resources, and training for organizations working with deaf children in developing countries.
Authors share lessons learned in using Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) with Deaf American Sign Language users in New York.
The authors describe issues that cause poor health care for deaf sign language users and propose how public health workers can address them.
Can the right software help medical communication for deaf patients? Researchers compared using an interpreter, or their software, or both.
This report explores the question of health for UK deaf people 2010 and 2011. Do barriers to healthcare lead to poorer health?
Tanzanear is a UK-based organization working with deaf communities in Tanzania. They work with a local deaf school and deaf organization.
DeafKidz International promotes rights, self advocacy, & job skills of deaf children. Also promotes access to technology & child health care.
A series of videos in Chilean Sign Language and Spanish captions is helping Deaf Chilean women learn HIV/AIDS information.
The authors argue that state constitutions should protect a legal right to language for deaf children. Analyzes U.S. and international law.
In Germany, the law requires health insurance to pay for sign language interpreters for deaf patients. But, do deaf patients in Germany know?
Summarizes the human rights situation of women and girls with disabilities and the challenges they face in developing countries.
The Solar Ear company helped bring affordable hearing aids to more than 60 countries. The aids cost $100 US dollars and use solar energy.
A project in Argentina helps Deaf women making health and motherhood decisions through videos and workshops in Argentinean sign language.