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November 2016

NRCDV Stands Statement

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NRCDV affirms where we stand.
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  • Training Tools
June 2016

Working with Older Survivors of Abuse: A Framework for Advocates

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This toolkit will help community based domestic violence and/or sexual abuse programs assess existing services and provides guidance to enhance program and advocates response to older survivors of abuse.
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January 2016

Resource Guide for Advocates & Attorneys on Interpretation Services for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Trafficking Victims

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These guidelines focus on court interpretation for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or trafficking with limited English proficiency. It is intended to inform how advocacy, interpretation, and language access can be integrated.
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December 2015

Investigating Sexual Assault Against People with Disabilities

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This training bulletin series by End Violence Against Women International is developed from the law enforcement perspective to improve the investigation and prosecution of sexual assaults perpetrated against people with disabilities. This information is designed to be helpful for any professional whose work intersects with the criminal justice system, to ensure that people with disabilities who are victimized have equal access to information, programs, and services – and that they are treated with fairness, compassion, and respect.
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February 2015

Panel Discussion on Intersecting Identities of Disability, Culture, and Gender

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This webinar is a panel discussion among three staff members from Alaska social justice organizations discussing how issues involving disability, culture, and gender identity can intersect.
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January 2015

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: Initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses

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Report findings document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with women's physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health. Data is included on non-partner violence, sexual abuse during childhood and forced first sexual experience. Information is also provided on women's responses. Available in English, French, and Spanish.
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January 2015

Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This document offers a framework for understanding and addressing the unmet needs of Deaf survivors that is rooted in a cultural and linguistic perspective.
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January 2015

Disability Etiquette: Tips on Interacting with People with Disabilities

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The United States Census Bureau reports that approximately 56.7 million Americans have a disability. This booklet is for anyone—with or without a disability—who wants to interact more effectively with people with disabilities.
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December 2013

Disability and Reproductive Justice

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This article discusses the fact that among individuals with disabilities, there is a very real risk that the right to have and keep children without interference will be restricted thanks to attitudes about disability and parenting.
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September 2013

Living and Working with Disabilities: Tax Benefits and Credits

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This brochure outlines the various tax deduction, tax credit, and income inclusion programs available to people with disabilities. Information is also included for people with dependents who have disabilities and for employers accommodating employees with disabilities.
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May 2013

Priced Out In 2012: The Housing Crisis for People with Disabilities

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The report reveals the extreme housing affordability crisis for those people living on an SSI income. A state-by-state executive analysis shows the percent of SSI Benefits needed to rent a one-bedroom apartment as well as the housing market areas that require more than 100% of monthly SSI benefits. Local information is contained in the appendix. Policy recommendations round out this easy to read and digest report focusing on the disabled population and housing affordability.
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January 2013

Designing Accessible Events for People with Disabilities Registration Tip Sheet

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The registration tip sheet covers what questions you should ask about lodging, meals, interpreting, personal care attendants, and other accommodation needs. It includes sample questions, and additional resources to ensure your registration process assists you in maximizing access for people with disabilities attending your event.