Thank you for your interest in working with survivors. 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 Nestic Morris, Outreach Coordinator.
WI Developmental Disabilities Agencies:
Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW): Designated by the governor to ensure the rights of all state citizens with disabilities through individual advocacy and system change, DRW is part of a national system of federally mandated independent disability agencies.
- Creating Safety by Asking What Makes People Vulnerable? Developed through the Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women Project of Wisconsin and authored by Mark Sweet, trainer and consultant at DRW, this guide is a ground-breaking culmination of open thought, keen observation, and practical understanding of how many people with disabilities experience human interactions and relationships designed to provide them support.
The U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) keeps statistics on crimes against people with disabilities.
End Abuse of People with Disabilities: Safety Planning for Persons with Disabilities – Advocate Guide (A project of the Safety First Initiative)
Disability Etiquette: booklet from the United Spinal Association
Confronting the Sexual Abuse of Women with Disabilities: VAWNet booklet
Sexual Health Education for Young People with Disabilities (Advocates for Youth)
Preventing Violence Against People with Disabilities (preventconnect.org)
Abuse and Exploitation of People with Developmental Disabilities (disabilityjustice.org)
Inspiration Porn and the Objectification of Disability (Stella Young at TEDxSydney 2014)