$25.00 USD

Improving Health Literacy Among the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities

Boost health literacy in Deaf and hard of hearing communities, improving access to and understanding of healthcare information.

Explore health literacy in Deaf and hard of hearing communities, examining historical context, communication barriers, and strategies for improved healthcare outcomes. Topics include visual aids, cultural sensitivity, assistive technologies, and advocacy for equitable healthcare access.


  1. Understand health literacy and its impact on patient care.
  2. Summarize historical information on Deaf and hard of hearing patients’​ health literacy and access to health information.
  3. Apply strategies to improve health literacy for Deaf and hard of hearing patients.

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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