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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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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

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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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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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2014

Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

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This webinar shares available data and service implications of working with transgender older adults who are often hesitant or unwilling to access care, live with higher rates of mental and physical health conditions, need the sensitivity of both trauma- and trans-informed providers, and who may need support with key social and interpersonal skills to effectively receive the care and services they need.
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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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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2013

Disability and Transgender Survivors: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations

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This webinar provides core information and statistics about who transgender people are, the types and magnitude of violence they encounter, and the key intersections between disability and traumatic experience.
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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.
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December 2012

Safe and Accessible Meeting and Event Planning

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This slide show provides information on the elements of an accessible meeting and offers practical guidance for advocates and others planning accessible meetings and events.
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  • NRCDV Publications
August 2012

How can I advocate within the legal system to work with victims who are nonverbal?

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The American legal system is not universally or equitably accessible to many people. NRCDV's September 2012 TA Question of the Month offers strategies for legal advocacy for survivors who are nonverbal.
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June 2012

VA Military Sexual Trauma Brochure

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This brochure provides basic information related to military sexual trauma and eligibility to apply for benefits. Available in English and Spanish.