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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2005

Confronting the Sexual Abuse of Women with Disabilities

Author(s): Publisher(s):
The document covers the origins of our knowledge concerning the sexual abuse of women with disabilities, discusses data on women with disabilities and the men who abuse them, and explores the advocacy efforts of women with disabilities and their allies.
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  • General Material
  • General Material
August 2004

Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and Other Special Needs

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This booklet offers information to individuals with disabilities and other special needs on how to prepare a disaster emergency plan.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2003

Section 8 Made Simple: Using The Housing Choice Voucher Program To Assist People With Disabilities

Author(s):
This guidebook is intended for people with disabilities, their families, and service providers seeking comprehensive information on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. It provides information on how to engage public housing agency staff to help people with disabilities participate in the Section 8 program.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2003

Enough and yet Not Enough: An Educational Resource Manual on Domestic Violence Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities in Washington State

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This educational resource manual on domestic violence advocacy for persons with disabilities was developed to enhance the skills of community based domestic violence advocates.
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  • General Material
November 2002

Individual-Systemic Violence: Disabled Women's Standpoint

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This article explores reasons for the systemic omission of women with disabilities from mainstream research and from services addressing non-disabled women's experiences.
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  • General Material
September 2002

Rural Housing Challenges: Meeting The Housing Needs Of People With Disabilities In Rural Communities

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This publication provides information about the housing challenges facing rural America, including barriers to affordable housing in rural areas, expanding housing opportunities, and available resources for homeless people in rural areas.
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  • General Material
April 2002

Strategies To Help People With Disabilities Be Successful In The Housing Choice Voucher Program

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This booklet offers information on strategies to increase utilization of Housing Choice Vouchers, responsibilities under fair housing laws, relevant information on the Medicaid program, and implications of the US Supreme Court decision in Olmstead v. L.C.
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  • General Material
January 2000

Safety Planning: A Guide for Individuals with Physical Disabilities

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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.
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  • General Material
May 1999

Somewhere to Turn: Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Battered Immigrant Women, Chapter 1: Overview of Domestic Violence and Battered Immigrant Issues

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This chapter provides information about domestic violence in immigrant communities, including the power and control dynamics and the barriers faced by immigrant women in accessing services for domestic violence.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
February 1998

Abuse and Women with Disabilities

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This document highlights the prevalence of violence against women with disabilities, examines abuse interventions for women with disabilities, and offers a critique of studies on abuse and disability. Includes recommendations for research and practice.
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  • General Material
January 1994

On Being Invisible in the Mental Health System

Author(s): Publisher(s):
The author provides a case study of her daughter’s sexual abuse as a child and subsequent experiences as a “chronically mentally ill” client in the mental health system. Information from 17 years of mental health records and anecdotal accounts are used to illustrate the effects of the abuse, her attempts to reach out for help, and the system’s failure to respond.
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  • General Material

Etiquette Tips for Working with People with Disabilities

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