SAFEPLACE, Texas

SafePlace, Disability Services ASAP (A Safety Awareness Program). Disability Services provides national trainings on the issue of abuse against individuals with disabilities and how to provide effective outreach and accessible services to abuse survivors with disabilities. Training materials are available for purchase at www.austin-safeplace.org (e.g., Stop the Violence, Break the Silence Curriculum). They also provide technical assistance for domestic violence and rape crisis centers and disability service agencies.

11 min. Disability, violence & survival : a personal story. Austin, TX: SafePlace, [2002].

Note: (back cover) A powerful account of domestic violence and sexual assault narrated by a survivor describing her own experience, including the barriers she encountered while seeking justice. This video provides a personal perspective to the “Stop the Violence, Break the Silence” training- specifically, the very real need to respond to abuse of people with disabilities in a more comprehensive and thoughtful way.

Stop the violence, break the silence resource kit : building bridges between domestic violence and sexual assault agencies, people with disabilities, families and caregivers. Austin, TX: Disability Awareness Program, [2002].