Deaf AIDS Core slides and ephemera
Scope and Contents
Deaf AIDS Core slides (24 slides) include information on transmission, prevention, infection, testing, the blood supply, and social issues related to HIV/AIDS. Additional ephemera added in 2014 which includes the Deaf AIDS Core mission statement, contact information, along with contact information for other help lines for the deaf.
- Creation: circa 1995
- Deaf AIDS Core (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
The Deaf AIDS Core (DAC) was a grassroots organization in Rochester, New York. Made up of NTID faculty and community members, the group was active in the mid-1990s. DAC served as a consultant to the American Red Cross in designing visual materials for use in HIV/AIDS education with Deaf community members with low literacy skills.
.5 Linear Feet (2 folders in 1 legal size document box)
24 slides of educational material related to HIV/AIDS education designed for the Deaf, and one flyer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deaf AIDS Core slides were donated to the Deaf Studies Archive by Patti Durr in 2009. Durr served in the group and is a faculty member at National Institute for the Deaf.
Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.
- Deaf AIDS Core slides
- RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
- Amy Vilz
- 17 October 2011
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