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 »
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.