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REPONSE AND RISK REDUCTION:
VICTIMIZATION OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES

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ANNOUNCING: The new book, "The Rules of Sex: For Those Who Have Never Been Told", is now available for sale. This book is written with and for individuals who have never had a concrete description of "the rules of sex" and may or may already have get in trouble just for lack of information. Don't let this happen to your loved ones and clients! Get your copy now! For ordering information use our Feedback Form and be sure to mention "The Rules of Sex."

Books/Guidebooks

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  1. Interviewing Skills to Use with Abuse Victims with Developmental Disabilities, 1998, $20.00 
  2. Interviewing and Treatment Skills for Elder Abuse Victims with Cognitive and/or Communication Impairments, 1998, $15.00 
  3. Abuse of Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities: A Risk Reduction Guidebook for Parents and Advocates, Revised 1999, $20.00 
  4. SURVIVOR: A Sexual Assault Guidebook for Victims with Developmental Disabilities. Written for the survivor are Booklets I and II:
         I for those who read best with few words 
         II for those who have reading disabilities
    Written for the parent, advocate, or secondary victim is Booklet III, which includes more detailed information and the same content format as the other two volumes. Each book: $20. Purchase of Booklets I, II and III as a set: $55.00 
  5. FACTS: Forensic Assessment of Consent to Sex. A protocol for conducting the forensic interview and assessing the individual's responses to questions designed to evaluate his/her understanding of the nature and consequences of the sexual activity that brought the individual to the attention of the criminal justice system. $20. 00

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Articles:

  1. Abuse Causes Disability: A Research Paper presented in 1990 for the Center for Disease Control's conference on Injury Prevention,
  2. PODER: A Meta-protocol for designing realistic abuse response strategies for children and adults with severe disabilities
  3. RAPPORT: A Model for Psychotherapeutic Treatment for survivors of maltreatment who have developmental, communication or cognitive disabilities.
  4. Overview: State of the Art on Abuse and Developmental Disabilities, Revised 1991. Includes statistics on incidence and prevalence, information on victims and perpetrator profiles, problems in the abuse response system and resources for improvement.
  5. The Right to Say Yes: An article that discusses a balancing of an individual's right to engage in consensual sexuality, the right to refuse to employ safer sex practices, the right to select one's partner, the right of tenants to engage in private associations in their abode, and the right to receive adequate information and materials upon request to inform a decision or employ a decision.
  6. Sexuality Education for Young and Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities. This article includes a discussion of the best content and approaches for a sexuality education program. Pitfalls including parental and/or community controversy are discussed, policy development for licensed residences is described.