Deaf, Deaf-Blind & Hard of Hearing Resources


If you have questions or want more details about the information in these videos, please contact the Patient Representatives Office at 612-873-8585. To arrange for a qualified interpreter or auxiliary aid, contact the Interpreter Services office at 612-873-5663.


The following videos are for patients who are deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing. ASL translations and English captioning are included in the videos. If you are a patient, and would like a DVD copy of this information, ask your nurse to contact Interpreter Services for a copy. All videos are created on MediaSite.

Two Women Signing Photo

Captions for ASL translations represent a translation from the ASL back into English. They provide less complicated language than the original English and more concrete examples.

This material is owned by Hennepin County Medical Center for the use of potential and current patients. Special thanks to Digiterp Communications and T.S. Writing Services for writing and video production services. Joanne Langdon-Larson, Dianne Lyles, and Kathleen Youngblom provided review services prior to final production.