The disAbility Advocacy Project works to create connections between disability, domestic violence, and sexual assault advocates. By pooling our knowledge and expertise, domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy services become more accessible and welcoming for survivors with disabilities.
Here are some practical tools to help advocates provide more options for survivors with disabilities.
Training manuals and courses
- Advocacy for People with Disabilities – a free online training course
- Enough and Yet Not Enough – a manual for domestic violence advocates
- Service Animals in Domestic Violence Shelters
- Screening Practices for Domestic Violence Victims with Disabilities
- Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims with Disabilities
Tools for advocates
- Increasing Agency Access – Self-Assessment Guide
- Nothing About Us Without Us – Disability Advocacy Project Report
- Access Checklist
- Making Your Meetings More Accessible
- Making Your Documents More Readable