Research says that people with disabilities experience abuse more frequently than people without disabilities.  Below are some resources those survivors with disabilities and their allies may find helpful:

For Parents and/or Guardians:

Considerations/Best Practices:

It is always the abuser’s choice to violate and abuse others.

Sexual violence/abuse is NEVER the victim’s fault.

 

(C) Disability Services ASAP (A Safety Awareness Program) pf SafePlace, 2012.