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Position Statement On Health Care Access For Deaf Patients

Source: National Association for the Deaf

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The evidence is compelling that deaf individuals have insufficient access to health care, resulting primarily from communication barriers in the health care system. This paper provides guidelines for health care providers to ensure effective communication to individuals who are deaf and communicate in sign language.

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