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Violence and Abuse


Sexual Violence and People with Disabilities: promoting safety in policy and practice


Stephanie Sanford, Shelby Grau, and Gary West

Discuss the prevalence of sexual violence against people with disabilities. Examine ways in which organizations can promote safety in policy and practice. Explore potential legal options for sexual violence survivors. Understand the importance of CILs in addressing violence in lives of people with disabilities. Gain knowledge concerning how to connect with other organizations in your local community. 





Standing Against Violence and Abuse: Task Force on Violence and Abuse


Stephanie Sanford, Leslie Myers, Roberta Sick

 Issue Brief-A Report to NCIL

VAW and Disability History Timeline Comparison