10 December 2009 - The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence iss offering a one-hour-thirty-minute Webinar Violence in the Lives of the Deaf: Unique Challenges next week. A short description and registration information follow: (more…)
Archive for the ‘Training Materials’ Category
8 August 2008 – Rutgers, NJ, USA Here is an inetresting video on violence against women with disabilities with Yolanda Muñoz from the Centre for Women’s Global Leadership.
7 October 2009- Ontario, Canada Augmentative Communication Community Partnerships CANADA (ACCPC) and Justice Canada have teamed up to produce a great new resource on the use of alternative forms of communication in the courts. While this resource is was created specifically for the Canadian context, it has a huge amount of valuable information that can be applied anywhere. and in particular some great videos on the topic.
24 February 2008 – Bahrain The BE FREE program in Bahrain recently launched its “Protection of children with disabilities from abuse” program. The launch was acknowledged with the attendance of Her Highness Shaika Hessa Al-Thani, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Disability. (more…)
Baltimore, MD, USA – 19 February 2009 Today when I opened my mail, I found a copy of the brand new text Combatting Violence & Abuse of People with Disabilities: A Call to Action by Nancy Fitzsimons and published by Brookes Publishing, Co. It wasn’t a surprise because I wrote a foreword for the book a few months ago, but it certainly came at a good time. The recent torture case emerging from Hamilton, Ontario, here in Canada has left me feeling angry and frustrated. (more…)
February 2008 – Sacramento, CA, USA The Safe-Life Project recently announced the availability of the Safe Life Curriculum. According to the Project Webiste, “The Safe Life Project curricula promotes student succes by addressing physical, social and emotional well-being of students through teaching self-determination, abuse awareness and personal safety skills to students with developmental disabilities.” (more…)
15 February 2009 – e-bay Because some icad readers have asked how to obtain a copy of my book Violence and Abuse in the Lives of People with Disabilities, and I have no more copies available, I will let icad readers know anytime that I know that a copy is up for sale or auction. I have no connection with the seller, and don’t profit from this sale, nor can I vouch for the seller. I am simply letting people know that a copy is currently advertised on e-bay. (more…)
Canadian disability rights advocates Norm Kunc and Emma Van der Klift have a new website for their BroadReach Training & Resources operation. The site combines information about their speaking engagements, consulting, and coaching services with free access to some useful resources. It is definitely worth browsing. (more…)
October 2008 – Laramie, WY, USA The Victims of Crime With Disabilities Resource Guide is and extremely valuable internet-based resource developed through a partnership between the Association for University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) with funding from with funding from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). It is an excellent site and well worth visiting. (more…)