Disability Services Fact Sheets

The following is a list of Disability Services fact sheets available from SafePlace. These informational fact sheets were written for people with disabilities, family members, friends and service providers in domestic violence, sexual assault and disability services. Printed fact sheets are available in English and Spanish, and audio fact sheets are available in English.

Fact Sheets – English | Fact Sheets – Spanish | Fact Sheets – Audio

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Fact Sheets – English (PDF)

  1. A Story of Murder Committed by a Guardian
  2. ABCs for Providing Sexuality and Abuse Prevention Education
  3. Accessibility Recommendations
  4. ADA – Who is Covered
  5. ADA What It Means for Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Services
  6. Checklist for Persons with Disabilities
  7. Dynamics of Caregiver Abuse
  8. Facts About Guardianship
  9. General Facts about Sexual Abuse and People with Cognitive Disabilities
  10. General Info about Domestic Violence and Persons with Mental Illness
  11. Home Visits and Suspected Domestic Violence
  12. How to Communicate with People with Atypical Speech
  13. Identifiers of Caregiver Abuse
  14. Indicators or Reactions to Abuse or Neglect
  15. Inquiring About Abuse Experiences
  16. People First Language
  17. People with Disabilities Bill of Rights
  18. Personal Safety Planning for Explosive Incidents
  19. Red Flags for an Abusive or Potentially Abusive Caregiver
  20. Responding to Disclosures of Abuse
  21. Risk Factors to Abuse/Neglect
  22. Safety of Your Child with a Disability
  23. Safety Planning – Preparing to Leave
  24. Screening Practices for Hiring People to Work with People with Disabilities
  25. Sexual Abuse of Deaf Children and Youth
  26. Similarities and Differences in Domestic Violence for People with and without Disabilities
  27. Staying Safe from Sexual Assault
  28. Strategies for Working with Domestic Violence Survivors with Mental Illness
  29. Tips for Communicating with Survivors with Cognitive Disabilities
  30. Tips for Parents – Talking to Your Child with a Disability About Sexuality
  31. Tips for Working with Sexual Abuse Survivors Who Have Disabilities
  32. Tips on What to do When an Individual with a Disability Discloses Abuse
  33. Tips to Consider When Hiring Personal Care Attendant
  34. What is Domestic Violence?
  35. What is Sexual Assault?

Fact Sheets – Spanish (PDF)

  1. La Historia de un Asesinato Cometido por un Tutor Pariente (A Story of Murder Committed by a Guardian)
  2. Accesibilidad en centros que combaten la violencia doméstica y la agresión sexual (Accessibility Recommendations)
  3. Acta para Americanos con Discapacidades (ADA) Definición Legal de la Discapacidad (ADA – Legal Definition and Resources)
  4. Lista para Personas con Incapacidades: Que se Tiene que llevar al Momento de Abandonar una Relación de Abuso (Checklist for Persons with Disabilities)
  5. Dinámicas del Abuso de los Personas que Cuidan (Dynamics of Caregiver Abuse)
  6. Datos Acerca de Tutela (Facts About Guardianship)
  7. Hechos Generales Acerca del Abuso Sexual de Personas con Retraso Mental (General Facts About Sexual Abuse and People with Cognitive Disabilities)
  8. Información General Acerca de la Violencia Doméstica y la Persona con Enfermedad Mental (General Info about Domestic Violence and Persons with Mental Illness)
  9. Cómo Comunicarse con la Persona Cuyo Hablar es Atípico (How to Communicate with People with Atypical Speech)
  10. Indicadores de Maltrato de Parte del Cuidador (Identifiers of Caregiver Abuse)
  11. Indicadores o Reaciones de Abuso y Negligencia (Indicators or Reactions to Abuse or Neglect)
  12. El Primer Lenguaje de las Personas (People First Language)
  13. Declaración de Derechos y Declaración de Independencia de las Personas con Discapacidades (People with Disabilities Bill of Rights)
  14. Planificacion Para Seguridad Personal Para Incidentes Explosivos (Personal Safety Planning for Explosive Incidents)
  15. Preguntas para Considerar Cuando Contrata a su Asistente Personal de Cuidado (Questions to Consider When Hiring a Personal Care Attendant)
  16. Señales de Alerta de una Persona Que Cuida Que Puede Ser o Es Abusador (Red Flags for an Abusive or Potentially Abusive Caregiver)
  17. Vulnerabilidad de las Personas con Incapacidades en Relación con el Abuso/Negligencia (Risk Factors to Abuse/Neglect)
  18. La Seguridad de su Niño con una Incapacidad (Safety of Your Child with a Disability)
  19. Planificación de Seguridad para Personas con Incapacidades Pensar a Irse de una Situación Abusiva (Safety Planning – Preparing to Leave)
  20. Prácticas de la Selección de un(a) Trabajador(a) para Apoyar a Personas con Incapacidades (Screening Practices for Hiring People to Work with People with Disabilities)
  21. Abuso Sexual de Niños y Jóvenes Sordos (Sexual Abuse of Deaf Children and Youth)
  22. Semejanzas y Diferencias de la Violencia Doméstica de Personas con Incapacidades y Personas sin Incapacidades (Similarities and Differences in Domestic Violence for People with and without Disabilities)
  23. Consejos Para Mantenerse Seguro Contra el Asalto Sexual (Staying Safe from Sexual Assault)
  24. Estrategias para Trabajar con el Sobreviviente de la Violencia Doméstica que Tiene Enfermedad Mental (Strategies for Working with Domestic Violence Survivors with Mental Illness)
  25. Consejos para Comunicarse con los Sobrevivientes con Incapacidades Desarrollos (Tips for Communicating with Survivors with Cognitive Disabilities)
  26. Consejos para los Padres: Hablarse con Su Niño con una Incapacidad acerca de Sexualidad (Tips for Parents – Talking to Your Child with a Disability about Sexuality)
  27. Consejos para las Personas que Trabajan con Personas Sobrevivientes con Deshabilidades que han Sufrido de Abuso Sexual (Tips for Working with Sexual Abuse Survivors Who Have Disabilities)
  28. Consejos Sobre qué Hacer Cuando una Persona Discapacitada Revela Maltrato (Tips on What to do When an Individual with a Disability Discloses Abuse)
  29. Consejos a Considerar Cuando Contrate a un Asistente de Atención Personal (Tips to Consider When Hiring a Personal Care Attendant)

Fact Sheets – Audio (.mp3)

  1. Table of Contents
  2. People with Disabilities Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence
  3. People First Language
  4. Indicators or Reactions to Abuse or Neglect
  5. General Facts About Sexual Abuse and People with Mental Retardation
  6. Risk Factors to Abuse/Neglect Faced by Many People with Disabilities
  7. Personal Safety Planning for Explosive Incidents
  8. Tips on What to do When an Individual with a Disability Discloses Abuse
  9. Tips for Working with Sexual Abuse Survivors Who Have Disabilities
  10. Tips for Staying Safe from Sexual Assault
  11. General Info About Domestic Violence and Persons with Mental Illness
  12. Similarities and Differences in Domestic Violence for People with and without Disabilities
  13. Strategies for Working with Domestic Violence Survivors with Mental Illness
  14. Tips to Consider When Hiring Personal Care Attendants
  15. Questions to Consider When Hiring Your Own Personal Care Attendant
  16. Screening Practices for Hiring People to Work with Individuals with Disabilities
  17. Red Flags for an Abusive or Potentially Abusive Caregiver
  18. Identifiers of Caregiver Abuse
  19. Safety Planning for People with Disabilities Preparing to Leave an Abusive Situation
  20. Tips for Communicating with Survivors with Cognitive Disabilities
  21. Tips for Parents – Talking to Your Child with a Disability About Sexuality
  22. Safety of Your Child with a Disability
  23. Sexual Abuse of Deaf Children and Youth
  24. Facts About Guardianship
  25. A Story of Murder Committed by a Family Guardian
  26. Accessibility Within Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Agencies
  27. Americans with Disabilities Act Legal Definition of Disability
  28. Checklist for Persons with Disabilities
  29. Dynamics of Caregiver Abuse
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