Disability

WCSAP Webpage
December, 2015

People with disabilities can and do have sex. But because of myths perpetuated by an ableist society, many children with disabilities are being systematically left behind in receiving education regarding healthy sexuality.

Children with disabilities experience sexual abuse at rates greater than children without. This is primarily due to unique risk factors (e.g. isolated settings with caregivers and attendants) and the lack of systems providing sex and healthy relationship education…

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Child Sexual Abuse, Disability
For People With Disabilities
PDF
May, 2004

This pamphlet is designed for managers of sexual assault programs who strive to ensure that their agencies and services are accessible and welcoming to survivors with disabilities.

If you are involved in activities to end assault and abuse against women, then you are aware that there are increased risk factors for women who have less privilege and power. Women with disabilities may be among those with the least privilege and power.

Providing architectural and service access,…

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Disability
Book
January, 1997

A guide to sexual abuse prevention for deaf teenagers of high-school age. Curriculum for Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Teenagers.

  1. Deaf
  2. Youth
  3. Disabilities
  4. Child Abuse
  5. Child Sexual Abuse
  • Publisher: Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services, 1997
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Child Sexual Abuse, Disability, Guides & Activities
Providing Counseling and Advocacy for Disabled Persons Who Have Been Sexually Abused
Book
January, 1981

A training manual for providing advocacy and counseling for persons with disabilities who have been sexually abused. Providing Counseling and Advocacy for Disabled Persons who have been Sexually Abused

  1. Disabilities
  2. Sexual Assault Advocacy
  3. Prevention: Advocacy Training Manuals
  • Author: Parr, Yvette
  • Publisher: A Seattle WA: Seattle Rape Relief, 1981
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Disability, Therapy
PDF
May, 2003

Prevalence statistics consistently show a high incidence of sexual victimization among people with disabilities. In spite of this fact, people with disabilities are not significantly represented as clientele of traditional sexual assault delivery systems. This issue of the "Research and Advocacy Digest" provides specific information about sexual violence within various communities of people with disabilities. Furthermore, this digest highlights resources that explore socio-political factors…

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Disability
PDF
June, 2015

Advocates come from all walks of life and advocate for a variety of purposes; but the purpose of these training materials is to provide information and support for advocates who work with residents of long-term care, specifically, long-term care ombuds, sexual assault program advocates, or disability advocates. Building advocacy where disability, sexual violence and long-term care meet is nuanced and important. The intention of this booklet is to assist in the development of effective…

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Disability, Training Tools, Best Practices
Growing Songs for Healthy Children
CD
January, 2005

Music CD made for prevention with person with developmental disabilities. CD

  1. Prevention
  2. Disability
  3. Disabilities
  • Author: Blue Tower Training Center
  • Publisher: Blue Tower Training Center, 2005.
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Disability, Best Practices, Guides & Activities
To Serve Survivors With Disabilities
Webinar
December, 2017

This webinar will provide an overview of the performance indicators, a first-of-its-kind comprehensive tool to track and improve the capacity of organizations to serve survivors with disabilities. Presenters will discuss how the performance indicator system was developed, what the system measures, and how the system can be used. There will also be an opportunity for questions about how to use the system in your organization

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Disability, Nonprofit Governance, Program Provision
Book
January, 2010

This toolkit was developed to guide disability service agencies and rape crisis centers as they respond to women with disabilities that have experienced sexual violence. The guide includes an introduction to the issue of sexual violence

  1. Disabilities
  2. Sexual Assault
  3. Sexual Violence
  • Author: Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
  • Publisher: Illinois Imagines Project, 2010
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Disability
on Ending Violence Against Women with Disabilities
PDF
May, 2004

The National Study of Women with Physical Disabilities conducted by the Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) in 1988, concluded that women with disabilities face the same risks of abuse that all women face, plus additional risks specifically related to their disability. The authors found notable that women with disabilities tended to experience abuse for longer periods of time, reflecting the reduced number of escape options open to them due to more severe economic…

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Disability

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