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I work at a Child Advocacy Center and we are seeing that sometimes our environment is appropriate for adults with developmental disabilities. Do you know of any trainings so our Forensic Interviewers can ...
Jessica Nichols
03/06/2007
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Kari Stanley
03/08/2007
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Are there currently any programs or organizations out there that tries to educate individuals with disabilities the importance of safety in the community?
JMS
02/21/2007
arrow icon Hi. again. Additional resourcees may be found by looking up...
Ollie Cantos
02/21/2007
arrow icon A great central clearinghouse website to which you may go to...
Ollie Cantos
02/21/2007
arrow icon At Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans, one of the Se...
Ecoee Rooney
02/21/2007
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I have read in the literature that people with disabilities are 4 to 10 times more likely to be a victim of sexual assault/abuse than non-disabled. As a SANE, I see very few MR/DD patients who have been vi...
Jodie Flynn
02/21/2007
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S D'Eusanio
02/21/2007
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Victims Rights have historically been violated and if we discuss specifically victims with disabilities there is of course, a much greater degree. Has there been any new legislation that ensures that victi...
Maritza
02/21/2007
arrow icon On October 30, 2004 the President signed into law: H.R. 5107...
S D'Eusanio
02/22/2007
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Where are we Ollie with connecting with the folks at the DOJ and BJS on getting the data collected? Carolyn
C. Gammicchia
02/21/2007
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Ollie Cantos
02/21/2007
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I'm by no means an expert in this area, but I'm curious to see, if people with disabilities realize they're being abused and if there is a problem as ofen as those who do not have a disability? Are there a...
sarah k
02/21/2007
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Ollie Cantos
02/21/2007
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Do Victim Assistance programs train staff regarding the cultural and physical needs of the deaf, hard of hearing, and disabled? Will they provide the appropriate interpretation, etc? or does the victim ha...
Ann Wanamaker
02/21/2007
arrow icon The Victim and Witness Program in the Justice Department has...
Sonia Sierra
02/21/2007
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Most states do NOT have a required disability 101 circulium for their law enforcement officers or for their DA's. Because of this oversite most law enforcement and DA's do not understand or work effectivel...
D L Beck-Massey
02/21/2007
arrow icon How can I locate the Disability 101 training in DVD format?
Laurie Caldwell
05/11/2007
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DL Beck-Massey
02/21/2007
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martinewehr
02/21/2007
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Do advocates qualify to label women abused with Mental Illness? Why doesn't the Federal Government proprams help Shelter's with funding to have on Staff Trained Certified Counselors for Women with disabi...
Annette
02/21/2007
arrow icon Good afternoon, Annette. The diagnosis of mental illness mu...
Ollie Cantos
02/21/2007
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Are there specializd services available for a child with severe disabilites that has been victimized and if so what are they?
eric locke
02/21/2007
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As a professional in the field (at a UCEDD), faculty in a Certificate in Disabilities Studies program, and the parent of a adult daughter with ID, I am interested mainly in two topics (1) when people with ...
Mary Zeppuhar
02/21/2007
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After working with victims of crime for several years, I have found that victims with disabilities face obstacles and are treated unfairly. What would be your suggestions for dealing with situations where...
Casey Robertson
02/21/2007
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S. D'Eusanio
02/22/2007
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Re: victim services. How known and used are domestic violence safety plans specific for people with disabilities
Janet Wilson
02/21/2007
arrow icon I include Dr. Mary Ann Curry's (U of Washington) Safety Plan...
Janet Wilson
02/21/2007
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S D'Eusanio
02/21/2007
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How do we get all care providers to provide the same respectful care to all people with disabilities? I have noticed that people who had disabilities that are more challenging to provide services for (peo...
Ecoee Rooney
02/21/2007
arrow icon Janet - we offer a similar program here at the Medical Cente...
Ecoee Rooney
02/21/2007
arrow icon At the University of Oklahoma we have a a course for all nur...
Janet Wilson
02/21/2007
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Victims with and without disabilities are often revictimized in court proceedings by being badgered and having to face the perpetrator. How likely do you think it would be to pass legislation to protect v...
Marilyn Hammond
02/21/2007
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Are you aware of any domestic violence shelters that have the special services that may be required when a victim is mentally/physically disabled?
Nancie Byrne
02/21/2007
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S. D'Eusanio
02/22/2007
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I've been reading more and more reports of abuse of kids with disabilities in schools. Much of this is related to the rise in autism and relatively un-knowledgeable school special ed personnel. What is b...
Dee Alpert
02/21/2007
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S. D'Eusanio
02/22/2007
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What states have best practices in responding to children with disabilities who are victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation? What type of system (i.e. regional diagnostic centers, MDTs) ensures the best ...
Denise Palermo
02/21/2007
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What are the latest activities for crime victims with disabilities nationally?
Nora J. Balader
02/21/2007
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S D'Eusanio
02/21/2007
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I wanted to inquire what type of help can be given to victims with disabilities whose disabilities hinder the ability to report the details of the crime? For instance, a victim that suffers from mental in...
Maritza
02/21/2007
arrow icon Maritza, in the past, if a person was an individual with a s...
Ollie Cantos
02/21/2007
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The Dept. of Justice has produced some great materials to use in training Police Departments on responding to people with disabilities. Have any states had great success in getting their police departments...
Maureen Stimpso
02/21/2007
arrow icon The best way to find out if and how states used the DOJ mate...
S. D'Eusanio
02/22/2007
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The topic of data collection has been broached numerous times in the past by disability advocacy agencies and individuals with disabilities. Currently we do not have an accurate data collection system...
C. Gammicchia
02/21/2007
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Ollie Cantos
02/21/2007
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If administrators for a local nonprofit disability service provider wanted to beef up crime-victim services in their area, generally how should they proceed? Where might they go for funding, support or par...
Bob Grupe
02/21/2007
arrow icon I work for GET SAFE a nonprofit oraniztion in California pro...
martinewehr
02/21/2007
arrow icon Lea, Do you mind if I contact you to get more details about ...
Bob Grupe
02/21/2007
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Lea Kitz
02/21/2007
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What is your position on penalty enhancements for crimes on disabled persons?
Gerald Jeandron
02/21/2007
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Ollie Cantos
02/21/2007
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