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Fast Facts: Mental Health Services for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing experience the same mental health concerns as their hearing peers and, as such, seek out the same services to address these concerns. However, unlike hearing individuals, those who are deaf or hard of hearing do not always find equitable access to mental health services.

Fast Facts: Mental Health Services for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Fast Facts: Deaf Community

It often comes as a surprise to people that many individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing refer to themselves as being members of the Deaf community and ascribe to Deaf culture. These individuals view themselves as a unique cultural and linguistic minority who use sign language as their primary language. The characteristics of Deaf culture are formed out of many shared life experiences rooted in a visual world designed for communication ease.

Fast Facts: Deaf Community

Fast Facts: Communicating with Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Use this Fast Fact as a quick reference for understanding the impact of hearing loss and dispelling common misconceptions.

Fast Facts: Communicating with Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Mental health care for DHH individuals: Needs, risk factors, and access to treatment

Mental health care for DHH individuals: Needs, risk factors, and access to treatment

Mental health care for DHH individuals: Needs, risk factors, and access to treatment

Supporting Deaf-Blind students

How can colleges support students who are Deaf-Blind?

Supporting Deaf-Blind students

PEPNet Tipsheet: Working with Students Who are Late-Deafened

Use this tipsheet as a quick reference for learning more about post-lingual deafness.

 Working with Students Who are Late-Deafened

PEPNet Tipsheet: Working with Students Who are Late-Deafened/El trabajar con estudiantes que son sordos-tardios (Spanish version)

Use this tipsheet as a quick reference for learning more about post-lingual deafness. (Published in Spanish)

 Working with Students Who are Late-Deafened/El trabajar con estudiantes que son sordos-tardios

PEPNet Tipsheet: Deaf Culture/La Cultura Sorda (Spanish version)

Use this tipsheet as a quick reference for learning more about Deaf Culture and strategies for effective communication. (Published in Spanish)

La Cultra Sorda

PEPNet Tipsheet: Deaf Culture

Use this tipsheet as a quick reference for learning more about Deaf Culture and strategies for effective communication.

PEPNet Tipsheet: Deaf Culture

PEPNet Tipsheet: Counseling Students Who Have Usher Syndrome/Aconsejar a los estudiantes que tienen el Síndrome de Usher (Spanish version)

Use this tipsheet as a quick reference for professionals working with students who have Usher Syndrome. (Published in Spanish)

PEPNet Tipsheet: Counseling Students Who Have Usher Syndrome/Aconsejar a los estudiantes que tienen el Síndrome de Usher (Spanish version)