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UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry, Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center

Publication Date

2017-04-04

Document Type

Presentation

Disciplines

Communication Sciences and Disorders | Health Communication | Health Services Research

Abstract

This webinar provides some basic guidelines for interacting with culturally Deaf clients, including how to work with American Sign Language interpreters and Certified Deaf interpreters, how to respect Deaf culture and Deaf social norms, and how to adapt common treatment approaches to be more Deaf-friendly.

Rights and Permissions

Available under a Standard YouTube License.

Comments

The presentation slides are available for download.

Produced by UMass Medical School's Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center (SPARC).

Keywords

deaf community, deaf clients, health services, American Sign Language, ASL, interpreters

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