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Scholarly Works

Deirdre Schlehofer
Assistant Professor

2015 Submissions

Published Review

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "A long-waited Historical Linguistics Research Sheds New Light on Early ASL." Rev. of Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, ed. Ronald Kelly. Sign Language Archaeology: Understanding the historical roots of American Sign Language 25 Sep. 2015: 1. Print. £

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "Health Disparities Among Deaf Sign Language Users in the US: Why is this Study Important?" 54th Biennial Wisconsin Deaf Association (WAD) Conference "The Difference is You". WAD. Milwaukee, WI. 19 Jun. 2015. Conference Presentation.

Grants

Schlehofer, Deirdre, et al (2014-2016). Health Literacy of Deaf and Hearing Female Students: A Qualitative Study. Grant received/funded by Scholarship Professional Development Initiatives (SPDI), NTID.

Uninvited Presentations

Binggeli, Tatjana, Denise Thew Hackett, and Deirdre Schlehofer. "Health Disparities in Deaf Communities: Achieving Health Equity Beyond 2015." XVII World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf. WFD. Istanbul, TURKEY. 31 Jul. 2015. Conference Presentation. £

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "Human Rights and Global Health for Deaf Women." 7th International Deaf Academics and Researchers Conference. University of Leuven. Leuven, BELGIUM. 7 Feb. 2015. Conference Presentation. £

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "Valli's Hands" in American Sign Language." Understanding American Sign Language (ASL) Literature as Part of a Minority Study Program: 130th Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention. MLA. Vancouver, BRITISH COLUMBIA. 10 Jan. 2015. Conference Presentation. £

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "Health Rights for and by Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Women." 54th Biennial Wisconscin Association of the Deaf (WAD) Conference "The Difference is You". WAD. Milwaukee, WI. 20 Jun. 2015. Conference Presentation.

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "Feminism in the Deaf World." American Sign Language (ASL) Club/Deaf Awareness Week. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY. 23 Apr. 2015. Lecture.

Conama, John Bosco, et al. "The Role of Deaf Scholarship in Deaf Activism and Deaf Politics." Panel on Deaf Politics: 7th International Deaf Academics and Researchers Conference. Deaf Academics/University of Leuven. Leuven, BELGIUM. 7 Feb. 2015. Lecture.

2014 Submissions

Journal Paper

Schenkel, Lindsay S., et al. "Child Maltreatment and Trauma Exposure Among Deaf and Hard of Hearing Young Adults." Child Abuse & Neglect 38. (2014): 1581-1589. Print. * £

Uninvited Presentations

Boling, Leisa, et al. "The Roots of ASL E-Curriculum." Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT). CIT. Portland, OR. 30 Oct. 2014. Conference Presentation. £

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "Human Rights and Global Health: Deaf Women Overcoming Challenges." Canada Deaf Women's Conference. Canada Deaf Women (CDW). Montreal, Canada. 18 Jul. 2014. Conference Presentation. £

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "ASL is Beautiful." Rochester Deaf Awareness Week (RDAW). Deaf Rochester Community. Rochester, NY. 14 Sep. 2014. Keynote Speech.

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "Equivalent and Effective Interpreting Process and Translation of First Language and Second Language." Genesee Valley Region Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (GVRRID). RID/ACET. Rochester, NY. 18 Oct. 2014. Lecture.

Grants

Schlehofer, Deirdre, et al (2/14-8/14). Effective Mentoring and Leadership Skills for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Women Faculty at NTID/RIT. Grant received/funded by ADVANCERIT Connect Grants, National Science Foundation (NSF) under Award No. HRD-1209115.

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

McKee, M., D. Schlehofer, and D.Thew. "Ethical Issues in Conducting Research with Deaf Populations." American Journal of Public Health 103. 12 (2013): 2174-8. Web. * £

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "NTID's Interpreting Program"." Sign Language Interpreters Program. National Center of Sign Language Education Community Sagano. Kyoto, JAPAN. 22 Feb. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "History of Deaf Women's Studies in the United States." Japanese ASL Signers. Japanese ASL Signers Society (JASLSS). Tokyo, JAPAN. 2 Mar. 2013. Lecture.

Boling, L., et al. "A New Frontier: American Sign Language e-Curriculum"." 2013 American Sign Language Teacher Association's 7th Biennial Professional Development Conference. ASLTA. Charlotte, NC. 2-7 Jul. 2013. Conference Presentation. *

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "How to Teach Hearing Faculty Who Work with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students: Faculty Staff Sign Language Program (FSSLP)." Faculty Meeting. The National University Corporation of Tsukuba University of Technology (NTUT). Tokyo, JAPAN. 27 Feb. 2013. Lecture.

Boling, L., et al. "To Meet the Demands of a New Age: Innovative ASL e-Curriculum (Poster)." Council of American Instructors of the Deaf Conference (CAID). National Technical Institute of the Deaf. Rochester, NY. 24-28 Jun. 2013. Conference Presentation.

2012 Submissions

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Schlehofer, Deirdre. "Sociolinguistic Glimpses into Unique Deaf Communities: Past, Present, and Future." The Center for Language Studies. Brown University. Providence, Rhode Island. 27 Sep. 2012. Lecture. ≠

Schlehofer, Deirdre, Tristan Wright, and Alexis Chasney. "Heath Practices and Barriers in the Lives of Deaf Female College Students." 2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Conference: Building a Healthier Society: Integrating Science, Policy and Practice. National Institutes of Health. National Harbor, MD. 17 Dec. 2012. Conference Presentation. ˜

2011 Submissions

Journal Paper

Barnett, S., et al. "Community Participatory Research with Deaf Sign Language Users to Identify Health Inequities." American Journal of Public Health 101. 12 (2011): 2235-2238. Print. £

McKee, M., et al. "Perceptions of Cardiovascular Health in an Underserved Community of Deaf Adults using American Sign Language." Disability and Health Journal 4. 3 (2011): 192-197. Print. £

Schlehofer, Deirdre, et al. "Community Participatory Research With Deaf Sign Language Users to Identify Health Inequities." American Journal of Public Health 101. 12 (2011): 2235-2238. Web. «

2010 Submissions

Formal Presentation

Schlehofer, Deirdre, and Erin Esposito. “The Significance of Collaboration Between Service Providers and Researchers in Our Endeavors to Obtain Funding.” Justice for Deaf Victims National Coalition. Salt Lake City, UT. Oct. 2010. Plenary Session.

McKee, Michael, J. Cuculick, D. Schlehofer, S. Scott, and M. Starr. “Perceptions of Cardiovascular Health in an Underserved Community: A Qualitative Study of Deaf Adults through CHIRTN.” 138th APHA Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. 7 Nov. 2010. Presentation.

Barnett, Steve, and Deirdre Schlehofer. “Deaf Consumers’ Healthcare Experiences: The Need for an Accessible CAHPS.” Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems User Group Meeting. Baltimore, MD. 20 Apr. 2010. Presentation.

Published Article

Mathews, Jennifer L., A.H. Parkhill, M.J. Starr, D. Schlehofer, and S. Barnett. “Deaf Strong Hospital: A Role-Reversal Exercise Emphasizing Cultural Competency and Awareness.” American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2010; 74(5) Article 96. Web.

Editor (book or journal)

Schlehofer, Deirdre, and Danielle Ross. “Identifying Health Disparities for Deaf Women: The Deaf Health Survey in American Sign Language”. Rochester: National Center for Deaf Health Research, 2010. Print.