This section of the website is currently under development. In the meantime, please check out the following resources. If you'd like more information on this topic, please contact Angie Rehling, Prevention Coordinator.


Deaf Unity: Deaf Unity provides services to and advocates for deaf victims in Wisconsin. Deaf Unity has a confidential hotline to answer questions and provide resources.

Victims/Survivors Who Use Service Animals: An Updated Background Paper and Sample Policy for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs: The Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women Project of Wisconsin developed this booklet to assist sexual assault and domestic violence organizations, and other service organizations that have questions about addressing requests for service animals as a reasonable accommodation or modification for program participants with disabilities.

Sexual Violence in the Deaf Community (MNCASA)

Understanding the Needs of the Victims of Sexual Assault in the Deaf Community (Council on Crime and Justice)

Study Reveals Unique Issues Faced by Deaf Victims of Sexual Assault (NIJ)

Understanding the Sexual Assault Disclosure Experiences of Deaf Women (

Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence (

Eight-step Advocacy Plan for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Survivors of Sexual Assault (Resource Sharing Project)

Guiding Principles for Hearing Allyship (