Resources for victims and information on mandatory reporting laws, patient-centered communication, the Teach Back method, augmentative and alternative communication, peer advocacy, and prevention.
Up to 40% of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) experience co-occurring mental illness. Despite the prevalence of mental health needs among people with I/DD, little is known about the best approaches for supporting the needs of people with I/DD and co-occurring mental health challenges and their families. In 2019 as part of its work as an FSRTC partner, The Arc conducted focus groups that probed the training needs of and barriers that disability, mental health, and education professionals face.
Two survivors of sexual violence share their experiences to encourage others to speak up and get support.
These training tools provide health care professionals and self-advocates with easy-to-use tips and resources on ways to have open, honest, and effective communication about sexual violence.
This video walks you through an interaction where a male survivor visits his health care professional and discloses that he has experienced sexual violence.