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VetWow's MST Resources Channel

This channel offers several videos and podcasts discusses issues related to military sexual trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and what it is like to experience sexual violence while serving in the military.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Titles I and V

prohibiting employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities
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Military Sexual Trauma Web Portal

Importantly, the Disability Compensation fact sheet points out the that fact that veterans in need of MST services from the VA do not need to have a documented MST experiences or disability compensation in order to receive these services. Even veterans who are not eligible for other services may apply, but the language provided does not indicate that services are guaranteed.
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Working with Deaf Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Susun Kim
In this paper, the author describes her experience in learning to become an advocate for Deaf survivors of domestic violence. She emphasizes the importance of both linguistic and cultural competency, and the necessity of key collaborations towards successful advocacy work.
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Victimization of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury or Other Disabilities: A Fact Sheet for Friends and Families

This fact sheet includes information about why people with traumatic brain injury are vulnerable to victimization and how to help those who are victimized.
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Domestic Violence In Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Who Seek Couples Therapy

Author(s): Michelle D Sherman, Fred Sautter, M Hope Jackson, Judy A Lyons, Xiaotong Han
Domestic violence rates among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are higher than those of the general population. Individuals who have been diagnosed with PTSD who seek couples therapy with their partners constitute an understudied population. The following article explores some of these issues based on a study.
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A Guide for Friends, Family and Care Providers of Sexual Violence Survivors Who Have Disabilities

This 26-page guide contains a general overview of sexual violence information, with special information pertaining to victims with disabilities.
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Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence Facts

This fact sheet provides frequently asked questions and answers about TBI and DV as well as screening tips.
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Individual Development Account Question and Answer Sheet: A Guide for IDA Consumers with Disabilities

Author(s): Dede Leydorf
This fact sheet specifically addresses the impact of IDAs on SSI and SSDI.
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The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 501 and 505

prohibiting employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the federal government
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Brief Screening for Possible Brain Injury

This brief screening tool is used to determine if an individual has experienced a brain injury during the course of a domestic violence incident, or at any other time.
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Etiquette Tips for Working with People with Disabilities

This one-pager offers tips for engaging in respectful interactions with individuals with disabilities.