Disability Justice

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Webinars Related to Disabilities

This document lists links to useful webinars on topics related to disabilities. 

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Resources in Plain Language

This document lists links to resources that are already in plain language. You can use these resources with survivors or as examples. 

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Learning About Plain Language

This document contains links to useful resources to help you learn about plain language.

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Learning About Alt Text

This document includes links to information about alternate text, or "alt text." Alt text is a text description of an image. It is used so that people using screen reading software can access a written description of an image. 

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SCCADVASA Virtual Conference - Widening Pathways: Improving Access and Services for Survivors with Disabilities

People with disabilities experience violence at a rate three times higher than individuals without disabilities. Social isolation, reliance on assistance equipment and/or other individuals to access services, and compounded health complications not only increase risk of victimization, but also can create challenges for victim/survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence to receive services fo ...

South Carolina Association of the Deaf

Click on the resource to visit the website for this organization. SCAD's mission is to advocate for full accessibility and to improve the quality of life for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in South Carolina. Their website has information on interpreters in SC, training opportunities, and other resources. 

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South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind

Click on the resource to go the website for the SC School for the Deaf and Blind. This organization is the statewide leader in education and accessibility for individuals who are deaf, blind, or sensory multi-disabled.

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Resources for Creating an Inclusive Environment for People who are Deaf or Disabled

Click on the resource to go to a website with tools for creating inclusive environments. This website includes downloadable resources for virtual events, in-person events, and print materials. This resource is provided by End Abuse of People with Disabilities. 

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Eight Step Plan for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Survivors of Sexual Assault

Click on the resource to download a tool on providing advocacy services to survivors of sexual assault who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. This resource was provided by the Resource Sharing Project. 

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Review Tool: Accessibility & Responsiveness for Survivors with Disabilities

Click on the resource to download the Accessibility Responsiveness Tool, which provides a framework for domestic violence, sexual violence, and disability service organizations to think about the “when, where, what, and how” of providing inclusive, accessible, trauma-informed, and responsive services. This resource was provided by the Safety First Initiative, which is a local collabora ...

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Disability Etiquette

Click on the resource to download a publication that discusses basic tips to follow to when interacting with a person with a disability. The main point is that whenever in doubt, just ask! This resource was provided by the United Spinal Association.

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Moving at the Speed of Trust: Disability Justice and Transformative Justice

Click on the resource link to go to a web page to download a recording of an online conversation conducted in April 2020 about the intersections of disability justice and transformative justice. This resource was provided by the Barnard Center for Research on Women and includes the recording, transcript of the conversation, and accompanying materials.

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Able-SC

Click on the resource link to go to Able's website. This non-profit organization provides in-state support for technical assistance, individual services and disability representation. 

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