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Deaf-REACH's HIV Prevention Program Speaks the Deaf Community's Language Img

Deaf-REACH's HIV Prevention Program Speaks the Deaf Community's Language

Did you know that the deaf community are two to four times more likely to contract HIV than their hearing counterparts? Language barriers and stigma are just two of the culprits.

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HIV/AIDS Resources for the Deaf

National AIDS Hotline (Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Eastern Time) 800-243-7889 TTY

National HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Time) 888-480-3739 TTY www.hivatis.org

Deaf AIDS Support Services...

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HIV/AIDS in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Introduction Hearing Impairment The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Stereotyping Communication Between the Hearing and Hearing Impaired HIV Among the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Lack of Information Sexual Contact Substance Abuse Access Issu...

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Now I Am Hearing You Right!

HIV/AIDS   Advocacy   Counseling/Therapy Gay/Lesbian/Transgendered   Social   Addiction/Recovery General Information   Sign Language

As we wrap up this look into HIV in the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community, I want to review a few points made in th...

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Am I Hearing You Right?

In the first installment of this article, we saw how important communication is in accessing HIV information and services. We saw, too, that our brothers and sisters from the deaf and hard-of-hearing communities feel isolated from those of us in the ...