State Independent Living Council Discussion Archive

NATSILC: More Info On Domestic Abuse

Posted by: Lou Diehl
Date Mailed: Tuesday, April 29th 2003 05:43 PM

Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 13:18:26 -0500
From: Laurel Richards <lrichards@ilru.org>
Subject: domestic violence programs



With reference to the posting requesting information on domestic violence 
programs:  Our colleague Peg Nosek and her associates at the Center for 
Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) do much valuable research on 
abuse and women with disabilities and produce useful, practical information.

The following is areas of information from CROWD's Web page on 'Abuse' 
(http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/crowd/abuse_women/abuse_women.html)

Overview:
--Abuse Overview

Prevalence:
--Prevalence of Abuse of Women with Physical Disabilities
--Sexual Abuse of Women with Physical Disabilities

Guidelines to Physicians:
--Physician Guidelines

Access to Battered Women's Programs:
--Facts About Programs Delivering Battered Women's Services to Women with 
Disabilities

Independent Living Center Abuse Services:
--One Woman's Story
--Findings from the study of Independent Living Center abuse services
--Ten Things Independent Living Centers can do to Assist Women with 
Disabilities who are Experienncing Abuse

Interventions:
--Abuse of Women with Disabilities: Policy Implications






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