Disability/Deaf Services Provider

  • Innovations at the Intersection: Supporting Survivors of Sexual Assault with a Survivor Support Packet

    In our first Innovations at the Intersection webinar, we will highlight the Survivor Support Packet, a support guide for survivors of sexual assault with disabilities. If you are looking for a tool to help you serve survivors with disabilities, the...
  • Serving Survivors with Mental Health Disabilities

    Each May, we observe Mental Health Awareness Month. It is a time to celebrate the resilience of people with mental health disabilities and honor their voices as they work to end stigma and increase access. This month also provides us...
  • Serving Survivors of Sexual Assault with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    Each April, we come together to pause, to reflect, and to uplift the experiences of sexual assault survivors. Please join us as we honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a conversation centering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) who...
  • A Conversation on Serving Deaf Survivors

    Deaf individuals in the U.S. experience rates of domestic and/or sexual violence equal to or higher than hearing individuals, with emerging research pointing to rates twice that of hearing individuals. From 911 systems that only take phone calls to victim...
  • One Year Later: Reflections on Sustaining Services for Survivors with Disabilities During COVID-19

    The past year has brought unprecedented challenges and evolving landscapes for all of us. For those who were already underserved – such as survivors with disabilities – COVID-19 amplified the barriers that exist to have their healing and justice support...
  • Meeting the Needs of Immigrant Survivors with Disabilities

    Survivors with disabilities who have immigrated to the United States face challenges in reporting victimization and receiving services. Language barriers, a lack of a support network in the United States, difficulties accessing services, and lack of knowledge of the criminal...
  • People with Disabilities COVID-19 Survivor Impact Brief

    The Center on Victimization and Safety hosted three listening sessions on COVID-19 and its impact on survivors with disabilities. From these listening sessions, we created a COVID-19 Survivor Impact Brief that summarize the issues and strategies that emerged.
  • Tips for Working with Remote Sign Language Interpreters

    This resource includes accessibility tips to consider for virtual events and engagements. Consider language and disability accessibility needs for all virtual meetings. This Tip Sheet includes information about: Securing qualified sign language interpreters; Preparing interpreters for the virtual event; Preparing...
  • A Conversation on Serving Survivors with Disabilities

    Research has shown that people with disabilities experience increased risk of domestic and sexual violence compared to people without disabilities. They also experience unique challenges in receiving healing and support, everything from receiving outreach for services through participating in programming....
  • How Safe are Americans with Disabilities?

    While people with disabilities make up nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population, they remain largely invisible to society at large, and victim response systems in particular. And despite growing public awareness of violent victimization, it excludes the victimization of people...