Visit https://disabilitywithoutabuse.topicbox.com/groups/online-discussions-topics-and for our Online Discussions Schedule Online Discussion Schedule – This group will set forth subjects and schedules for online discussions. We will be using Join.me, GoogleMeet (provides captioning), and zoom. We will send out invitations to this group in advance of online meetings. Check back for upcoming discussions, and send your suggestions for…

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Are you a student interested in getting involved in helping people with disabilities? Join our Student Group, and share your ideas, experiences, and questions with other students interested in helping. We welcome college students, medical students, graduate students, and law students. And your professors can join too. This is a brand new group, so get…

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CAVNET is an international victims’ rights organization started and operated by Marc Dubin, Esq., former Special Counsel to the Office on Violence Against Women Office of the US Department of Justice. CAVNET is a resource for those addressing violence against women and other issues, including abuse and criminalization of people with disabilities. Here is a…

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Thank you for using the Disability Without Abuse Project. I thought it would be helpful to provide an overview of how we have set this up, the many ways to use the Project, and how you can best benefit from your participation. We have tried to identify different ways that people with disabilities experience abuse…

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A Guide on Responding to Suspected Abuse of People with Developmental Disabilities  Ten Tips for Parents or Family Members whose Loved One Receives School, Residential, Transportation, Day Program, Vocational, or Other Direct or Support Services  By Nora Baladerian, Ph.D. Write to Dr. Baladerian at 1. Know and believe that abuse can happen to your…

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See http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/2007/pdf/05‐21‐07_jointstatement_crime.pdf 1.  Children with a reported disability are ______ percent more likely to be victims of maltreatment than children with no reported disability. a) Close to 5%    b) Close to 25% c) Close to 70%     d) Close to 90% 2. Women with developmental disabilities are at a _______ greater risk of sexual…

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