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Safety Planning: A Guide for Individuals with Physical Disabilities

General Material
Published Date
January, 2000

This safety plan is "designed to help adults with physical disabilities who have been or may be abused by an intimate partner, spouse, adult child, or other family member, personal assistant or caregiver." Sections include:

  • Planning for an explosive incident
  • Safety during an explosive incident
  • Safety in your home
  • Safety when preparing to leave
  • Safety in public settings
  • Safety with a restraining order

Important Note: Suggestions provided within this document will not apply to all circumstances for all individuals. It is simply a guide to be used for preparing individualized safety plans or thinking through safety options.

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