Event Title

Peer Advocate's Experience of Deaf Women's Disclosure of Sexual Assault

Location

163 Student Union: Discovery Room A

Start Date

5-11-2015 2:00 PM

End Date

5-11-2015 3:30 PM

Description

This research captured a glimpse of female Deaf survivors’ experience of sexual assault through the eyes of an advocate. A Deaf advocate was interviewed revealing several themes regarding the uniqueness of Deaf survivors and their culture. Results warrant further research with Deaf survivors to glean a better understanding of their disclosure experiences.


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Nov 5th, 2:00 PM Nov 5th, 3:30 PM

Peer Advocate's Experience of Deaf Women's Disclosure of Sexual Assault

163 Student Union: Discovery Room A

This research captured a glimpse of female Deaf survivors’ experience of sexual assault through the eyes of an advocate. A Deaf advocate was interviewed revealing several themes regarding the uniqueness of Deaf survivors and their culture. Results warrant further research with Deaf survivors to glean a better understanding of their disclosure experiences.