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Persons with Disabilities

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 »

Access Jax

Learn more about Access Jax’s mission to transform services provided by the Collaboration to fully meets the needs of survivors of domestic violence who are Deaf or who have a disability.

Keystone Partnership

Keystone Partnership’s work is focused on the communication barriers and language needs of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, specifically for people with disabilities and Deaf people.

McNeff’s Open Doors for Survivors with Disabilities

Learn more about McNeff’s Open Door for Survivors with Disabilities through their mission, vision, and work process, built on building organizational building organizational awareness and improving systemic response to create lasting and sustainable change, through which to better serve survivors with disabilities.