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Promising Practices in Serving Crime Victims With Disabilities Printer-Friendly Option Promising Practices in Serving Crime Victims With Disabilities Image of two nurses embracing a youth with disabilities. Image of a man in a wheelchair greeting another individual.
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1Wayne State University. 2004. Michigan Study on Women with Physical Disabilities. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice.

2Sobsey, D., D. Wells, R. Lucardie, and S. Mansell. 1995. Violence and Disability: An Annotated Bibliography. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.

3Pease, T. and B. Frantz. 1994. Your Safety...Your Rights: Personal Safety & Abuse Prevention Education to Empower Adults with Disabilities and Train Service Providers. Doylestown, PA: Network of Victim Assistance.

4Sullivan, P. and J. Knutson. 2000. Maltreatment and disabilities: A population-based epidemiological study. Child Abuse & Neglect, 24 (10), 1257–1273.

5Willging, J.P., C.M. Bower, and R.T. Cotton. 1992. Physical abuse of children: A retrospective review and an otolaryngology perspective. Archives of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery 118(6):584590.

6Office for Victims of Crime. 1998. Working with Victims of Crime with Disabilities. Bulletin. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime.

7Mandel, M. 2005. A survey on the prevalence of sexual assault among people with disabilities in the Tucson area. Unpublished raw data. Tucson, AZ: Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault.

8Hughes, C. 2003. Stop the Violence, Break the Silence Training Guide: Building Bridges Between Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Organizations, People with Disabilities, Families and Caregivers. Austin, TX: Disability Services ASAP/SafePlace.

9Sobsey, D. and T. Doe. 1991. Patterns of sexual abuse and assault. Journal of Sexuality and Disability, 9(3): 243259.


11Nosek, M. 2004. Violence against Women with Disabilities: Issues and Recommendations. Fact Sheet. Houston, TX: Center for Research on Women with Disabilities, Baylor College of Medicine.

12Mandel, M. 2005.

13Nosek, M. 2004.

14Schwartz, M., W. Abramson, and H. Kamper. 2004. A national survey on the accessibility of domestic violence and sexual assault services to women with disabilities. Unpublished raw data. Austin, TX: SafePlace.