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Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse

People with learning disabilities are three times more likely to experience domestic abuse, and in the last year alone it has happened to nearly one in every five people. [Office for National Statistics, 2021].

Resources

SARSAS Easy Read Self Help Guide for people who have experienced sexual abuse

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) (Bristol): https://www.sarsas.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/SARSAS-Self-Help-Guide_Easy-Read20.pdf

SARSAS Easy Read Guide to Sexual Consent

SARSAS:  https://www.sarsas.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/What-is-sexual-consent-Draft-23.11.17.pdf

The SARSAS Youtube channel includes films on:  

DASVP Easy Read Self Help Guide for people who have experienced sexual abuse

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Partnership (DASVP): https://www.cambsdasv.org.uk/website/getting_support/84212

Cambridgeshire DASVP are happy to send Word versions out if you want to add your own details as long as you credit Cambridgeshire DASVP. Please contact: Amanda.Warburton@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Opening Closed Doors: An Easy Read guide to domestic abuse and how you can help someone.

Film for women with learning disabilities on domestic abuse Tizard Centre

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