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BRC Resources Reporting & Preventing Abuse

Abuse Hotline 800-451-9724 National Abuse Hotline 800- 422-4453 National Domestic Hotline 800-799-7233 http://www.thehotline.org

Abuse Victim Hotline http://www.avhotline.org/abuse/statistics/

National Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-HOPE (4673) http://www.rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-hotline/

National Disability Rights Network http://www.ndrn.org/en/issues/abuse-and-neglect.html

Disability and Abuse Project of Spectrum Institute http://www.disabilityandabuse.org

Disabled Person Protection Commission http://www.mass.gov/dppc/abuse-prevention/ Office of Violence Against Women – DOJ http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov

Sobsey, D . (2000).”Faces of Violence Against Women with Developmental Disabilities.” Impact Vol. 13 (3) Institute on Community Integration (UCEDD) and the Research and Training Center on Community Living, University of Minnesota. http://www.broadreachtraining.com/advocacy/artfacvio.htm Young, M.E., et al. (1997). “Prevalence of Abuse of Women with Physical Disabilities.” Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Special Issue. 78 (12, Suppl. 5) S34S38. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003999397902197

Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2011 - Statistical Tables http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/capd0911st.pdf

People with Intellectual Disabilities and Sexual Violence, The ARC http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2457

Abuse and Neglect of Adults with Developmental Disabilities: A Public Health Priority for the State of California http://www.disabilityrightsca.org/pubs/701901.htm

Balderian, N. (1991). "Sexual abuse of people with developmental disabilities". Sexuality and Disability 9(4): 323–335. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF01102020#page-1

Sobsey, D. and Mansell, S. (1990). “The Prevention of Sexual Abuse of People with Developmental Disabilities.” Developmental Disabilities Bulletin, Vol. 18(2), 51-66. http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/1991-22058-001 Sobsey, D. and Doe, T. ( 1991). “Patterns of sexual abuse and assault.” Journal of Sexuality and Disability, 9(3): 243259. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF01102395#page-1

Sobsey, D., Wells, D. Lucardie, R. and Mansell, S. ( 1995). Violence and Disability: An Annotated Bibliography. Baltimore, MD. Brookes Publishing. http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=OcENbOkAAAAJ&hl=en http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=10042&page=76

Elderly, At Risk, and Haphazardly Protected http://www.propublica.org/article/elderly-at-risk-and-haphazardlyprotected/

The Best Watchdog Journalism on Elderly Care http://www.propublica.org/article/the-best-watchdog-journalism-onelderly-care/