Do you want to learn more about the upcoming webinars and training from the End Abuse of People with Disabilities team? Are there specific topics you want to learn more about each month? Looking for ways to tie it all back to your work? Download the links below to see our Monthly Newsletter that highlights… Read more »
The goals of A Toolkit for Supporting Empowering and Safe Personal Care is to help people who employ personal care attendants and PCAs to talk about boundaries in intimate personal care and to provide information and resources for responding to sexual violence. This toolkit was created by the MASS Collaboration and employers of PCAs, with input from PCAs. … Read more »
Learn about the Implementation Documents of Bridging Safe Access to Big Sandy, which is focused on taking a comprehensive approach to addressing services gaps for survivors with mental illness and substance abuse in rural communities.
The Designing Accessible Resources Tip Sheet Series for people with disabilities and Deaf people was created to help organizations plan print and digital resources that are accessible to people with disabilities and Deaf individuals. The series contains tip sheets on key aspects of materials and resources creation from beginning to end. Each tip sheet provides… Read more »
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines disability as any “physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.”1 Major life activities include seeing, hearing, reading, walking, and eating. Based on this definition, approximately 20 percent of Americans have a disability.2 Unfortunately, research suggests that having a disability may increase a… Read more »
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 with disabilities, who are at particular risk of serious violent crime, including rape, sexual assault,… Read more »
By collaborating in their efforts, Triumph Omaha is working to bridge the gap in service for survivors with behavioral health disabilities, and creating a person-centered services model for survivors of domestic violence who experience severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorders.
Project A.D.DV.O.C.A+E has developed a series of YouTube videos ranging in topics from sexual assault, sex trafficking and domestic violence to the services that they provide including, but not limited to shelter services, therapy services, and youth and family services. To learn more about all A.D.DV.O.C. A+E has to offer visit Project A.D.DV.O.C.A+E’s YouTube Channel. These… Read more »