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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.
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March 2012

New Studies Link the Mental Health Effects of Trauma with Poorer HIV Treatment Access and Outcomes for Women

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This page highlights research on the link between past and recent abuse with poorer HIV treatment access and outcomes for women.
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January 2012

Questions and Answers: The Application of Title VII and the ADA to Applicants or Employees Who Experience Domestic or Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking

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The examples provided in this publication illustrate how Title VII and the ADA may apply to employment situations involving applicants and employees who experience domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
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January 2012

Working with Victims with Brain Injuries in Domestic Violence Shelters

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Domestic violence victims who have a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may need help coping with the high levels of stress and stimulation that can be part of communal living. Because TBI affects different people differently, shelter residents will have different needs. Screening for TBI during shelter intake will help advocates identify ways to make the shelter more accessible and user-friendly.
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January 2012

Victims with Brain Injuries in Domestic Violence Support Groups

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This handout offers helpful tips for assisting a domestic violence victim who has a traumatic brain injury within a support group setting.