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Eight Step Advocacy Plan for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Survivors of Sexual Assault: A Guide for Rural Dual/Multi-Service Advocates

Eight Step Advocacy Plan for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Survivors of Sexual Assault:

A Guide by Leah Green, with Peggy Chicoine, Stephanie Mathis, and Jennifer Upah-Kyes for Rural Dual/Multi-Service Advocates

"This guide is intended for rural sexual assault advocates searching for concrete information on how to work with Deaf and hard of hearing sexual assault survivors. Deaf survivors of sexual assault face numerous obstacles, such as isolation, stereotyping, and lack of anonymity in accessing all kinds of services in rural communities. The steps in this guide will direct you towards providing Deaf sexual assault survivors with trauma-informed and culturally appropriate services, assist you in identifying accommodations in services and changes in technology, and encourage you to reach out to Deaf sexual assault survivors in your community."

Access the guide Here.

 

https://resourcesharingproject.org/sites/default/files/Working_with_Deaf_Survivors.pdf