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Language barriers in access to health care  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hcs-sss/pubs/acces/2001-lang-acces/index-eng.php

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of current research describing the impact of language barriers on health care access and quality of care, and the role that language access programs can play in addressing these barriers. While the review includes studies done in other countries, this report aims to provide an analysis of the research evidence from a Canadian perspective. (See Details)

Published: 2001
Lori's story: the turning point  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/html/turning_point.html
Provides a personal account of the self-disclosure and emotional release experienced by a deaf battered woman in her support group. (See Details)
My body, my responsibility: a health education video for deaf women
Covers topics including puberty, menstruation and related hygiene, pregnancy and labour, pregnancy prevention, birth control methods, and sexually transmitted diseases including HIV and how to be tested for HIV.
Published: 2003