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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.
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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

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

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

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.
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  • Training Tools
January 2012

Traumatic Brain Injury and Safety Planning: Ideas for Domestic Violence Advocates

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When a victim of domestic violence (DV) has a traumatic brain injury (TBI), it is important to consider the effects of the TBI in safety planning. Screening for TBI may identify the need for an evaluation. This handout provides background information on brain injury, assistance with identifying existing injuries, and details to provide appropriate help for victims of domestic violence who have sustained brain injuries.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
December 2011

Making a Connection When Trauma Affects Interaction and Communication

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This Conversation Guide is designed to help you increase your staff's ability to support survivors when trauma affects interaction and communication.
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  • Training Tools
December 2011

A Practical Guide for Creating Trauma-Informed Disability, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Organizations

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This guidebook focuses on the impact of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of trauma on people with disabilities. It describes four conditions for a trauma-informed organization and provides tips on trauma-informed practices, creating organizational change, and providing universal safeguards.
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August 2011

Tips for Making Connections with Survivors Experiencing Psychiatric Disabilities

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This tip sheet gives practical recommendations for DV advocates working with survivors who are experiencing psychiatric disabilities.