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

This policy brief offers practical suggestions for expanding and enhancing Deaf survivors’ access to victim services and other supports.

ADA @ 25: Impact and Implications for People with Disabilities Involved in the Justice System [Webinar]

Leaders from the disability and criminal justice fields explore the impact the ADA has on people with disabilities in the justice system.

Disabilities Among Prison And Jail Inmates, 2011–12

This report presents statistics on the prevalence of disabilities among prison and jail inmates, detailing the prevalence of six specific disability types.

Making PREA and victim services accessible for incarcerated people with disabilities: An implementation guide for practitioners on the adult and juvenile standards

The guide provides strategies to correctional agencies to aid compliance with PREA requirements for incarcerated people with disabilities.

Silence to Signs: Bridging the Communication Gap for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Inmates in Prisons

This article addresses issues regarding deaf prisoners’ right to communication and provides a thorough understanding of Deaf culture.

#DeafInPrison Campaign Fact Sheet

This educational fact sheet is a resource aimed at raising awareness about abuse of and discrimination against deaf prisoners in the United States.

HEARD - Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf

This website provides resources from Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf (HEARD), such as the deaf prisoner database.

Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 2002

Contents of these proceedings include: meeting highlights; issues important to meeting participants; "Diversity Recruitment: Techniques and Community Networking" by Arthur Wallenstein; "Preventing Staff Sexual Misconduct" by Susan McCampbell; and more.

A Systemic Approach to the Americans with Disabilities Act in Corrections: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow [Satellite/Internet Broadcast on February 15, 2006]

This program addresses ADA since 1990 when it was signed into law and since impacted the field of corrections.

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