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. This conversation will help you begin to understand the unique dynamics of sexual and domestic violence in the lives of people with disabilities and the barriers they face when seeking services. You will also receive practical guidance for making your services safer and more accessible for all!

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Published on:
February 23, 2021
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Communities of Focus:
Dating and Domestic Violence, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Mental Health Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Sensory Disabilities, Sexual Assault, Stalking
Intended Audience:
Disability/Deaf Services Provider, Victim Services Provider