sexual abuse

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

    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...
  • Sexual Abuse of Children with Disabilities: A National Snapshot

    Children with disabilities are three times more likely than children without them to be victims of sexual abuse, and the likelihood is even higher for children with intellectual or mental health disabilities. These children face many challenges in reporting the...