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VetWow's MST Resources Channel

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This channel offers several videos and podcasts discusses issues related to military sexual trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and what it is like to experience sexual violence while serving in the military.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Titles I and V

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prohibiting employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities
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Fact Sheets & Practical Tools for Advocates

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These fact sheets provide information and practical tips to domestic violence advocates on working with survivors who are experiencing trauma symptoms and/or mental health conditions.
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Working with Deaf Survivors of Domestic Violence

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In this paper, the author describes her experience in learning to become an advocate for Deaf survivors of domestic violence. She emphasizes the importance of both linguistic and cultural competency, and the necessity of key collaborations towards successful advocacy work.
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Homeless Women Veterans

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Although homelessness plagues all veterans, the causes and consequences of having no home are different for women veterans. Young female veterans, including many with children, are increasingly joining the homeless population. Outreach that specifically targets female veterans is needed in order to ensure that these women receive the help they need.
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Support for Veterans with Brain Injuries

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Through training and outreach, the Association encourages collaboration within the network of TBI service providers, veterans' organizations, and the community. This page also includes a film and other useful resources on this topic. This webpage is a resource for providers and families as they seek to understand the symptoms of, and treatment for, TBI.
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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.