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Abuse of People with Disabilities

Victims and Their Families Speak Out

A Report on the 2012 National Survey on Abuse of People with Disabilities.

Our Focus
Physical, sexual, and emotional abuse of people with developmental or intellectual disabilities

Our Mission
To identify ways to reduce the risk of abuse, to promote healing for victims, and to seek justice for those who have been victimized

Action Areas
Public awareness, education and training, policy development, law enforcement,and professional consulting

Sponsoring Agency
The Disability and Abuse Project is a function of Spectrum Institute, a nonprofit educational corporation. The Project works with nonprofit organizations, media, government agencies, and individual advocates.

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