These are Disabled Abuse Resources.
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Abuse and Women With Physical Disabilities
National study conducted by the Baylor College of Medicine regarding emotional, physical, and sexual abuse of physically disabled women.
All Agreed the Retarded Woman Was Raped: Case Closed
The Boston Globe, June 10, 2001
Blind-Boy Sex Stunner
New York Post, March 15, 2002
Caregiver Charged With Hitting Autistic Woman
TheBostonChannel.com (WCBV-TV), May 11, 2001
Child Maltreatment and Disability
Issues in Child Abuse Prevention No. 7, Summer 1996
College Entrance in China: 'No' to the Handicapped
The New York Times, May 23, 2001
Deal Made in Case of Sex Abuse at Boys Home
Las Vegas Sun, June 1, 2001
Decades of Sex Abuse Plague Deaf School
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 2001
Disabled-Abuse Complaints High In State
The Tennessean, August 21, 2001
Ethics and Orphans: The 'Monster Study'
Ethics & Orphans Part 2: An Experiment Leaves a Lifetime of Anguish
Special Report from The San Jose Mercury News, June 7, 2001, regarding a 1939 "experiment" secretly conducted at an orphanage, subjecting children to emotional abuse in order to induce stuttering, with the idea of "testing a new theory."
Ex-Bus Driver Gets Life For Rape
Sacramento Bee, May 14, 2002
Ex-Judge Pleads Guilty to Theft
Pioneer Press, April 2, 2002
Ex-Pupils Seek Payback for Abuse at Deaf School
The Boston Globe, June 11, 2001
For Mentally Ill, Death and Misery
The New York Times, April 28, 2002
Invisible Lives and Deaths
The Washington Post won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for these two series, "Invisible Lives: D.C.'s Troubled System for the Retarded," and "Invisible Deaths: The Fatal Neglect of D.C.'s Retarded."
Leprosy Patients in Japan Gain Respect
Los Angeles Times, May 23, 2001
Man Convicted of Keeping Mentally-Impaired Women as Sex Slaves
www.ktla.com, October 2, 2008
Pioneer Press, May 31, 2002
Neighbors Reported Abuse Before Disabled Boy Died
Sun-Sentinel, November 9, 2001
Nursing Home Abuse Unlike Other Crimes
The Associated Press, March 3, 2002
Nursing-Home Assaults Skyrocket in Mass.
The Boston Herald, March 17, 2002
Nursing Home Predator Gets 2 20-year Terms
Tyler Morning Telegraph, March 7, 2002
Parents Charged in Retarded Man's Death From Starvation
The Associated Press, April 10, 2002
Persistent Violence Against Mentally Disabled Poses Dilemma for Families
The Associated Press, December 21, 2000
Pachuca Journal: New Model for the Mentally Ill
The New York Times, May 11, 2001
People with Mental Retardation & Sexual Abuse
Report/FAQ, and resources from The ARC.
Priest Sent to Prison for Abuse
The Mercury News, June 29, 2002
Rabbi's son accused of sexual abuse ordered to stay away from underage victims
Daily News, December 04, 2010
The Risk & Prevention of Maltreatment of Children With Disabilities
In Focus, February 2001, the journal of the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect, regarding maltreatment of disabled children.
The Sexual Abuse of Children With Visual Impairments
The British Journal of Visual Impairment, May 1996
Sexual Violence Against People Living With Disabilities
Report from the U.S. CDC, includes stats, symptoms, and agencies to report and/or seek assistance from. [PDF]
State Awards Rape Victim $7.6 Million
Palm Beach Post, June 6, 2002
Teen Death Ruled Homicide
Houston Chronicle, May 14, 2002
Victimization of Individuals With Disabilities
Report and resources from the National Victims Assistance Academy, U.S. Dept. of Justice.
Violence Against Women with Developmental or Other Disabilities
Impact, Fall 2000
Violence and People with Disabilities: A Review of the Literature
From the National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (Canada).
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Access to Independence of San Diego
8885 Rio Diego Dr., #131
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: (619) 293-3500
TDD: (619) 293-7757
The goal of the Access Center is to aid individuals with disabilities to remain vital parts of their communities, and maintain independent lifestyles. Free services include provision of and training in the use of adaptive technology, independent living skills assistance, job training and placement, housing referral, employment assistance, and advocacy.
Behinderte Menschen Online e.V.
Hannes Heiler and Helke Raab
c/o Selbst e.V.
Furstenbergerstrasse 25.60322 Frankfurt
Online German language resources for disabled people, literature and assistance referrals for disabled individuals subject to sexual abuse.
Center for Research on Women with Disabilities
3440 Richmond Avenue, Suite B
Houston, TXs 77046
Phone: (713) 960-0505
Toll Free: 1-800-44-CROWD
Mental Disability Rights International
1156 - 15th Street, N.W., Suite 1001
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 296-0800
Non-governmental advocacy organization dedicated to the recognition and enforcement of the rights of people with mental disabilities.
Celia Fiennes House
8-20 Well Street
London E9 7PX
Phone: 020 8986 3010
Education, services, consult with health and welfare authorities on the abuse of disabled children and adults throughout the U.K.
U.S. Department of Justice
Office for Victims of Crime
810 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
A list of Web sites for information on victims with disabilities, victim services, and support.
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