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End Abuse of People with Disabilities 2018 Monthly Newsletter

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 »

A Toolkit for Supporting Empowering and Safe Personal Care

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 »

Bridging South Dakota- Implementation Documents

Learn more about the work of Bridging South Dakota that is built on the values of choice, safety, accessibility, and inclusion of the people this collaboration serves through their work.

Bridging Safe Access to Big Sandy Implementation Documents

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.

Sexual Victimization of Men with Disabilities and Deaf Men: A National Snapshot

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 »

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 with disabilities, who are at particular risk of serious violent crime, including rape, sexual assault,… Read more »

Triumph Omaha Planning Documents

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 Video Series

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 »