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Health Signs Center received a micro-grant from Communication Service for the Deaf - Unites Foundation to conduct a

COVID-19 survey project to develop Deaf-inclusive policy initiatives during national emergencies. Data available below presents univariate description statistics of our sample. DeafBlind (plain text) and color blind friendly versions are also available.

Recommended APA citation: Hoglind, T., Simons, A., Wooten, A. (2021). Developing Deaf Inclusive Policy Initiatives During National Emergencies. Health Signs Center. [Data set.] Retrieved from

We will be distributing posts and videos highlighting important discussion topics and further analyses from the results on social media. Be sure to follow us at @HealthSignsCtr on Facebook and Instagram!


We have contacted deaf/hh state commissions/offices and associations in the 10 states we conducted the survey. Maryland Governor's Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (GODHH), Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH), and Colorado Association of the Deaf (CAD) have requested for state specific data. They are attached below:



Colorado (coming soon)

This project was funded by the Communication Service for the Deaf and approved by Gallaudet IRB.

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