barriers

  • Removing Barriers for Survivors with Disabilities Seeking Protection Orders

    Protection orders can help survivors of domestic violence to ensure the safety their selves, their family, and their property. For survivors with disabilities, there are barriers to applying for and receiving protection orders. To provide effective assistance in protection order...
  • A Rural Perspective: Serving Survivors of DV/SA with Disabilities in Rural Communities

    Survivors of domestic or sexual violence with disabilities face barriers in receiving services, but when they live in a rural community, they may have an even more difficult time receiving accessible services. Local culture around disability, limited accessible transportation options,...
  • Providing Accessible Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Who are Blind or Have Low Vision

    Blind survivors face unique barriers when seeking services after experiencing domestic or sexual violence. These barriers can impact intake, service provision, and referrals. They may include a lack of materials available in screen reader accessible format or Braille, a lack...