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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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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Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims Who Have Been Hit on the Head

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Its important to consider the possibility of a TBI in your safety planning, and to do what you can to protect yourself and prevent another injury. This handout provides information for victims of domestic violence to protect themselves from further injury and allow brain injuries to heal.
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A Guide for Friends, Family and Care Providers of Sexual Violence Survivors Who Have Disabilities

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This 26-page guide contains a general overview of sexual violence information, with special information pertaining to victims with disabilities.
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The Intersection of Brain Injury and Domestic Violence

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This guide offers information about brain injury and the possible complications that this disability can provide to domestic violence survivors. Suggestions for providing informed services to domestic violence survivors living with a brain injury are also included.
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The Politics of Naming

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This paper discusses how commonly used definitions of disability can be antithetical to the philosophy and goals of the disability civil rights movement.
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The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 501 and 505

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prohibiting employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the federal government
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Military Sexual Trauma Web Portal

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Importantly, the Disability Compensation fact sheet points out the that fact that veterans in need of MST services from the VA do not need to have a documented MST experiences or disability compensation in order to receive these services. Even veterans who are not eligible for other services may apply, but the language provided does not indicate that services are guaranteed.
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Victimization of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury or Other Disabilities: A Fact Sheet for Friends and Families

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This fact sheet includes information about why people with traumatic brain injury are vulnerable to victimization and how to help those who are victimized.
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On the Scene and Informed: First Response and Autism

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This is a guide for first responders to emergency situations on how to recognize when someone they respond to may be a person on the autism spectrum and how to appropriately modify their responses to work most effectively with people with autism.
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What is an invisible disability?

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This brief article describes what the term "invisible disability" means and why it is important to understand invisible disabilities.