It is critical that healthcare professionals and their patients talk openly about sexual violence and abuse prevention. This guide offers suggestions designed to facilitate conversations about sexual violence and provide patients with a safe environment in which to share their experiences and get the support they need.
It is important that you talk openly with your medical providers about sexual abuse and abuse prevention. This guide has suggestions to help you share your experiences with medical providers.
Britney Spears’ public battle over her conservatorship is shining a light on some of the broader challenges that people with disabilities face under guardianship, which is a term some states use for that kind of court involvement. This webinar describes some of the issues being highlighted in the media from Ms. Spears’ case, how they might apply to people with IDD, and alternative approaches that individuals with IDD and their families might consider.
Federal lawsuit challenging the state of Iowa's ban on mask mandates in schools as discriminating against students with disabilities in violation of federal law.
Federal lawsuit challenging S.B. 1, a new law in Texas that disenfranchises voters with disabilities and Black and Latino voters.