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Online Resources

American Sign Language Medical Student Education
Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Public Health
Deaf Healthcare & Deaf Health Research Research Culture
Health Information More Information
Medical Interpreting  

Below is a listing of websites with accessible information regarding healthy topics, research and Deaf Culture. If there are any websites you feel should be included, that are not currently shown, email NCDHR.

Comments in parentheses ( ) describe the format on the website (text, ASL video, transcript, captioning, etc.)

American Sign Language - American Sign Language (ASL) Online (Text)

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Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR)

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health: Transforming Communities & Higher Education (Text)
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (Text)

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Deaf Healthcare & Deaf Health Research

Deaf Health Communication and Quality of Life Center

Poorna Kushalnagar, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.

Deaf Research Projects (Text)
National Development & Research Institutes (NDRI), New York, NY

Elaine Jones, PhD (ASL Video, Text, Voice Overlay)
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Healthy Deaf Minds (Text)
British Society for Mental Health and Deafness
Little Horkesley, Colchester, UK

Sign Health (Text)
Improving healthcare and equality of service provision to deaf people in the United Kingdom, including web-based BSL-English translation tool for doctors and deaf patients ( (ASL Videos and Text)
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, UK

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Health Information

Cancer Education in ASL

Continuous Press Compressions

University of Arizona College of Medicine, Arizona
Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, CA

CDC Streaming Health Videos (Captions)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA

Carolyn Stern, MD,, Rochester, NY

Deaf Friendly Stop Smoking
College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Deaf Wellness Center's Health Videos (ASL with English voice-over and Captions)
Produced by the Deaf Wellness Center (DWC) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Depression Awareness TV AD Campaign (ASL Videos, Captions)
Deaf Wellness Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Health Information: For Persons who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing: A Western Pennsylvania Initiative (ASL Videos, Text)
A collaboration of Behavioral Health Task Force of Allegheny County for Persons who are Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing, Allegheny County Office of Behavioral Health, Community Care Behavioral Health and the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA

Heartburn (ASL Video, Captions)
College of Pharmacy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Mental Health Videos (ASL Videos, Captions)
Chemung County Department of Mental Hygiene, Elmira, NY
(The videos were produced by CSD of Ohio.)


Medical Interpreting

The CATIE Center (The Collaborative for the Advancement of Teaching Interpreting Excellence) (Text)
The College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN

Strong Connections (Text)
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

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Medical Student Education

Deaf Culture Training Program (Text, QuickTime Movie with Captions)
Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, CA

Deaf Health Pathway (DHP) (Text)
A Medical Humanities Pathway Program, Center for Ethics, Humanities and Palliative Care
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Getting into Medical School/Internship/Residency (Text)
Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses (AMPHL)

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Public Health


Research Culture

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