Policymakers, practitioners, and other personnel in the crime victims, criminal justice, and disability fields can take simple steps to help address abuse of people with disabilities. Learn more about what works and get practical resources to help you quickly implement promising solutions in your work.
Efforts must include people with disabilities and promote their equality and self-determination.
Partnering increases the resources, expertise, and strategies put towards addressing this problem.
Simple steps can be taken to remove barriers, improve services, and have a big impact on survivors.
Research helps us better understand the problem and create innovative solutions that work.
Recognizing abuse of people with disabilities as a priority issue is essential to galvanizing support.
Focusing on the people most likely to abuse and where the abuse takes place is the best way to stop it.
Improving responses to people responsible for abuse is key to preventing abuse in the future.
Creating accessible events, training, and resources allows everyone to benefit.