Disability

Working With Victims Of Crime With Disabilities

Recommendations from a symposium on improving the law enforcement response to crime victims with disabilities are reported in this newsletter, along with examples of promising practices in the field.

Available From: 
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Resource Center U.S. Department of Justice 810 7thStreet, N.W., 8th Floor Washington, D.C. 20531
Cost: 
Free
Format: 
Print and Internet Document
Recommended For: 
Law enforcement staff, domestic violence and disability rights advocates
Size/Length: 
16 Pages

Stop The Violence, Break The Silence

This rich set of educational materials on preventing abuse of people with disabilities can be adapted for different purpose, such as running a disabled women's support group or conducting cross-trainings for staff.

Available From: 
SafePlace, P.O. Box 19454 Austin, TX 78760 Phone: (512) 356-1499
Cost: 
$135.00 Per Set
Format: 
Print Document
Recommended For: 
Domestic violence, sexual assault and adult disability programs
Size/Length: 
216 pages (guide), 241 pages (resource kit)

Special Project On Violence Against Women With Disabilities

This online bibliography provides information about an array of pamphlets, books, training manuals and other practical resources to help women with diabilities confront and challenge relationship abuse.

Available From: 
http://dawn.thot.net/project2.html
Cost: 
Free
Format: 
Internet Document
Recommended For: 
Domestic violence advocates and women with disabilities
Size/Length: 
17 Pages

Sexuality Education For Children And Youth With Disabilities

This digest offers a wealth of practical advice and information to help parents and teachers guide teens with disabilities toward positive, healthy adult relationships.

Available From: 
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICCHY) Phone: (800) 695-0285
Cost: 
Free
Format: 
Internet Document
Recommended For: 
Parents and teachers of youth with disabilities
Size/Length: 
28 Pages

Raising Our Voices

This newsletter features stories on the struggles of women with disabilities around the world to be included in policy forums that address women's roles in economic development.

Available From: 
Global Fund for Women 1375 Sutter Street, Suite 400 San Francisco, CA 94109
Cost: 
Free
Format: 
Print Document
Recommended For: 
Women's rights and disability advocates, women with disabilities.
Size/Length: 
16 Pages

Kid & Teen Safe: An Abuse Prevention Program For Youth With Disabilities

This document describes a special school-based program for addressing abuse and violence against children and teens with disabilities designed by the SafePlace Disability Services ASAP project.

Available From: 
http://new.vawnet.org/Assoc_Files_VAWnet/NRC_KTSafe-full.pdf
Cost: 
Free
Format: 
Internet Document
Recommended For: 
Youth activists, trainers and school personnel
Size/Length: 
35 pages + appendices

Including Women With Disabilities

New fact sheet and guidelines on including women with disabilities in Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities are available in this free information packet.

Cost: 
Free
Format: 
Print and Internet Document
Recommended For: 
Domestic violence advocates and community organizers
Size/Length: 
7 Pages

Impact: Feature Issue On Violence Against Women With Developmental Or Other Disabilities

Research, public policy and prevention perspectives are brought to bear on the problem of violence against women with developmental disabilities in this special edition of impact.

Available From: 
http://www.ici.umn.edu/products/impact/133/default.html
Cost: 
Free
Format: 
Print Document and Internet Document
Recommended For: 
Domestic violence and sexual assault programs, criminal justice system staff and disability community members
Size/Length: 
27 Pages

Guidelines For Physicians On The Abuse Of Women With Disabilities

Tips on screening patients with disabilities for historical indicators or physical evidence of abuse are summarized in this information sheet for doctors and health care workers.

Available From: 
http://www.bcm.edu/crowd/abuse_women/ABUGUIDE.htm
Cost: 
Free
Format: 
Internet Document
Recommended For: 
Health care service providers, women with disabilities, domestic violence advocates
Size/Length: 
3 Pages

Domestic Violence and Women With Disabilities

Adapted for women with disabilities, this brochure describes the dynamics of relationship abuse and unique power and control tactics used against people with disabilities.

Available From: 
http://www.ilcadv.org/
Cost: 
Free
Format: 
Print Document
Size/Length: 
4x9 inches, 8 panels
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