Silent Voices: Preparing Deaf Children for Court

 

This article provides useful prosecution information regarding children who are deaf/hard of hearing. The article covers the topics of determining the child’s communication style, where to locate an interpreter, and what type of interpreter might be best for your situation. Finally, the article also addresses considerations in communicating with a child victim who is deaf/hard of hearing.

 

Warfield, J.L. (2006). Silent voices: Preparing deaf children for court. National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse Update, 19(10).

 

To read the full version of this article, click the link below.

 

http://www.ndaa.org/pdf/update_vol_19_number_10_2006.pdf