Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing and a Victim of Domestic Violence

This resource page highlights US programs specializing in support and services for deaf, deafblind, and Hard-of-Hearing victims of domestic violence; questions frequently asked by victim/survivors and information for their advocates.

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Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing and a Victim of Domestic Violence by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (2004)

If you are Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard-of-Hearing and also a victim of domestic violence (or an advocate working with someone who is) the following information may help you. This resource page is divided into the following sections: information on programs that specialize in providing support and services for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing victim/survivors of domestic and sexual violence and information needed by programs that are not Deaf specific; questions victim/survivors often ask their advocates; information for advocates regarding Deaf culture; and Deaf specific general resources. The focus of this resource page is domestic violence, however, it contains information that sexual assault victim/survivors and their advocates will also find helpful.