$25.00 USD

Working Together to Serve the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Population

Learn the barriers to valid psychological and neuropsychological evaluations among our deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, and late-deafened population.

There are several barriers or issues that prevent deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind individuals from receiving valid psychological evaluations. Although there are many issues that can prevent a valid diagnosis, eight specific issues will be discussed in the presentation.


  1. Recognize at least one major difference in psychological and neuropsychological exam findings between mainstream (hearing) individuals and d(D)eaf, hard of hearing, DeafBlind, and late-deafened (DHHDBLD) individuals.
  2. Learn at least eight different barriers to valid psychological or neuropsychological exam results that are present for DHHDBLD individuals.
  3. Learn at least five subtle differences between a thought disorder (psychosis) and language deprivation that can present among our DHHDBLD population.

Duration: 30 minutes

Content Knowledge Level:

  • Novice: Limited knowledge or experience in the subject matter.
  • Beginner: Basic understanding and familiarity with the foundational concepts.

Target Audience:

  • Professional Studies (PS): Content directly applicable or impactful to healthcare professionals, interpreters, and transliterators.
  • General Studies (GS): Topics that broaden the general or global knowledge base of healthcare professionals, interpreters, and transliterators. 

Disability Statement:
ASL interpreters and live Communication Access Real-Time Translation (CART) provided by A5 Interpreting. 

If you have a disability that may require some accommodation in order to participate in a Bridges Oregon activity, please notify the Bridges Oregon at (971) 202-1500 or [email protected] at least 3 full business days in advance.

Diversity Statement:
Bridges Oregon is providing this workshop as an opportunity for safe, respectful learning and will not permit harassment, discrimination or horizontal violence based on another's comments, questions, schema, race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected class.

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