• Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Toolkit
  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • Building Comprehensive Solutions
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence


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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

A Guide for Friends, Family and Care Providers of Sexual Violence Survivors Who Have Disabilities

General Material

This 26-page guide contains a general overview of sexual violence information, with special information pertaining to victims with disabilities. An excellent resource for significant others of victims and anyone new to the field, it includes details about the immediate concerns when dealing with a recently victimized person, tips for communicating with a victim, basic explanations of sexual violence (to include child sexual abuse, male sexual violence and acquaintance rape), common myths and facts that debunk them, answers to common questions and concerns, description of possible long-term effects, information on how significant others can be affected, and risk reduction strategies. Complete with a list of related definitions and statistics, the guide contains a place for your organization's stamp/sticker.