Bibliography of Resources by Topic: disabilities

This bibliography includes references to books, video and curricula that aim to inform the public about sexual violence and its aftermath.

This is often a difficult topic to discuss and to learn about. We hope that this list will prove useful to individuals and groups searching for information on this topic. These lists are provided for information purposes only. The Arizona Department of Health Services and the University of Arizona do not specifically endorse the materials listed herein. For more information about a specific resource please contact the listed publisher or distributor directly.

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Your Safety…Your Rights: Empowering Adults with Disabilities II
Presents material in a simple approach to help adults with physical and mental disabilities understand the material. Includes handouts and activities (e.g., role-playing).
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Adults, Disabled persons
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Beyond Disability: The Fe Fe Stories
Young women with disabilities interview community members to highlight the general population’s view of people with disabilities in comparison to how disabled individuals view their own disability. In this process stereotypes, sexuality, relationships, and rights are discussed. 26-minute DVD. Includes a teacher’s guide.
Author:
Empowered Fe Fes
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
High school
Publisher/Producer:
Beyondmedia Education
Releated Topics:
Doin’ It: Sex, Disability, & Videotape
Women with disabilities between the ages of 16 and 24 discuss dating, sex, and disability. 35-minute DVD
Author:
Empowered Fe Fes
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Beyondmedia Education
Releated Topics:
You Deserve To Be Safe: A Guide for Girls With Disabilities
Facilitating positive self-esteem as a means to reduce violence against women with disabilities. Video is accompanied by a Resource Guide booklet
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Disabled persons, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Disabled Women's Network Ontario
Releated Topics:
Teaching Children with Down Syndrome about Their Bodies, Boundaries, and Sexuality
Provides ways to communicate with mentally disabled children about sexuality and respect for others as well as oneself. 400-page book
Author:
Terri Couwenhoven
Release Date Year:
2007
Language:
English
Media Type:
Book
Target Audience:
Disabled persons
Publisher/Producer:
Woodbine House
Releated Topics:
Widening the Circle: Sexual Assault of the Elderly and People with Physical Disabilities
Barriers and strategies to accessing services for sexual assault among elderly and disabled. 22-minute video includes a 157-page manual
Available From:
Release Date Year:
1999
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Releated Topics:
Sexual Assault Prevention for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Designed to assist people with disabilities navigate dangerous situations by improving their knowledge and skills. Curriculum & Video
Author:
Esther Voelker and Jody Ola
Release Date Year:
2000
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Sexuality and Sexual Assault Awareness for Empowerment (S.A.F.E.): A Preventative Educational Curriculum for Individuals with Physical Disabilities

Intended to facilitate discussion regarding issues of sexuality, boundaries, sexual assault, and empowerment with individuals with disabilities to reduce incidence of sexual violence.

Author:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Release Date Year:
2002
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Healthcare providers
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics: