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The End Abuse of People with Disabilities Webinar Series (Formerly The Bridging the Gap Webinar Series)

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The End Abuse of People with Disabilities Webinar Series (Formerly the Bridging the Gap Webinar Series) is a FREE monthly webinar series that features topics that advance the conversation at the intersection of violence against people with disabilities and Deaf people. … Read more »

NEW Tip Sheet Series! Designing accessible resources for people with disabilities and Deaf people

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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 »

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

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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?

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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 »

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