Title

Deaf Students' Access to Sex Education Information: Implications for Interpreters in Education Settings

Date

6-1-2017 4:30 PM

End Time

1-6-2017 5:30 PM

Location

RWEC Lower Lobby

Department

Deaf Studies and Professional Studies

Session Chair

Erin Trine

Session Title

Deaf Studies and Professional Studies posters

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Erin Trine

Presentation Type

Poster session

Abstract

A review of relevant literature shows that a gap exists between deaf/hard of hearing students and their hearing peers regarding sexual health information. This gap is likely influencing risky sexual behavior and violence among deaf/hard of hearing youth. Recommendations for K-12 interpreters are discussed.

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Deaf Students' Access to Sex Education Information: Implications for Interpreters in Education Settings

RWEC Lower Lobby

A review of relevant literature shows that a gap exists between deaf/hard of hearing students and their hearing peers regarding sexual health information. This gap is likely influencing risky sexual behavior and violence among deaf/hard of hearing youth. Recommendations for K-12 interpreters are discussed.