Sexual Abuse and Survivors who have Disabilities
Graphic with statistics about sexual abuse and survivors who have disabilities.

Violent crimes, including rape and sexual assault, are 3 times more likely to happen to a person who has a disability than to a person who doesn’t.

There are many barriers to reporting these crimes for persons who have a disability.

Become a part of the conversation to help victim services become more accessible for survivors who have a disability by joining the ‘Advocates for Survivor Accessibility Advisory Group’ with the Central MN Sexual Assault Center today!

Here’s how:

  1. Become a member of the A.S.A. Advisory Group by being a CMSAC Self-Advocate by reading the position description and sending in the A.S.A. Group Member form.

Self-Advocate Volunteer Position Description

      2.  Become a member of the A.S.A. Advisory Group as a professional who works with, family member of, support staff to someone who has a disability and sending in the A.S.A Group Member Form.

ASA Informational Packet

ASA Group Member Form

      3. Contact CMSAC’s Services for Women with Disabilities Coordinator (Samantha) to get started!