This section provides information for first responders, criminal justice investigators, child advocates, judges, and prosecutors of cases of abuse and neglect against children with disabilities.
This section of the Promoting Justice website provides information for families/caregivers, educators, and disability service providers about recognizing and responding to abuse.
Children at the Margins
Culture is much broader than the color of a person’s skin, whether or not they or their child have a disability, what country they are from, or what religion they practice. It also includes...
From the Blog
- Written by Sophie Benitez, Disability Services Trainer *Note: the tips below were inspired by the following resources: Surviving the…Read More
- Written by Emily Yisa, Disability Services/Educator/Holistic Healing & Sophie Benitez, Disability Services Trainer and Educator Holidays, for many people,…Read More
- Image taken from https://educationisaround.com/how-to-talk-to-a-child-about-inappropriate-touching/ Written by Sophie Benitez, Disability Services Trainer and Educator Introduction A common strategy of people…Read More
All adults in Texas are legally required to report any suspected child abuse, neglect, or exploitation. In an emergency, or if the child is in danger, always call 911 or your local law enforcement agency.
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Roll Call Training Series: Child Victims with Disabilities
Watch five brief video training sessions for first responders, law enforcement, child protective services, and other professionals working with child victims with disabilities.
Parent Action Guide
All Kids SAFE App
The All Kids SAFE digital app is for investigators and advocates working with child victims who have disabilities or who are Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, or hard of hearing. Click here for instructions.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Hard of Hearing
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Medically Fragile/Significant Healthcare Needs
Mental Health Disabilities
Traumatic Brain Injury
Support for Healing
The tips on these six cards can help you support youth and adult family members, friends, loved ones, and others with disabilities who have survived abuse or sexual assault.
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