Melbourne Uni Fact sheets
New research on violence prevalence against people with disability in Australia.
A project inviting Māori men and women with a learning disability (this is the same as intellectual disability in Australia) living in New Zealand communities to tell us about their own stories about relationships and sexuality.
Beyond Blue LGTBIQA+ real life stories
This is a suite of videos about real life stories from people who identify as LGTBIQA+ who experience mental health issues
Emily’s story from the Tell Someone campaign
This video forms a part of a wider set of videos from the Tell Someone campaign for action against violence and abuse of people with disabilities
Rainbow rights anthem
Rainbow Rights Advocacy group support the lives of LGTBIQA+ people with disabilities. This is a song they produced to spread the word about LGTBIQA+ rights and advocacy movements
Outing disability expo
This expo is a set of photographs telling the stories of LGTBIQA+ people with disability about coming out, exploring identity, discovering love and finding pride.
This is a video produced by Womens Health in the North about the experience of living with domestic violence
*This video contain sensitive information and content. If you need to speak to someone, you can call lifeline on 13 11 14, 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or speak to someone close to you.
This is a video produced by 1800RESEPCT with information about violence and abuse and support services available to people who are experiencing violence and abuse
*This video contain sensitive information and content. If you need to speak to someone, you can call lifeline on 13 11 14, 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or speak to someone close to you
This is a phone app for women with disabilities who have or are experiencing violence and abuse
Women with Disabilities Victoria Family Violence and Disability Films
This is a set of videos produced by the advocacy group Women with Disabilities Victoria about violence and abuse, and getting help.
Valid Staying safe videos
This is a set of videos produced by advocacy group Valid with information about how to recognise violence and abuse and getting further information and support
Resources & programs
Making rights reality
This is a program from the South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault to help provide information to people with disabilities about how to recognise abuse, seek counselling, have medical examinations, what is involved in court appearances.
Dealing with Danger
This is a card game to help facilitate discussions with people with disabilities about common online situations
This is a card game to help people recognise their values and strengths. It’s a nice reflective activity
SECCA rights and sexuality resources
SECCA has developed relationships and sexuality kits for practitioners, an app for information about sexual health and rights, and easy English booklets about sexual health, sexuality and rights
Factsheets and handouts
Lifeline suicide prevention wallet card
This is a wallet card to help know what to do and find the phone number for lifeline when they are in a crisis or supporting someone who is in a crisis
Headspace tips for a healthy headspace factsheet
This is a factsheet to assist people to think about ways to do self-care
CASA ‘what is sexual assault’
This factsheet provides information about violence and sexual assault
Research and publications
SL&RR evaluations https://www.slrr.com.au/research-resources/evaluations/
Craft, A., 1993, Practice Issues in Sexuality and Learning Disabilities, Routledge, London. https://content.taylorfrancis.com/books/download?dac=C2004-0-12450-0&isbn=9781134933358&format=googlePreviewPdf
Fitzsimons, N., 2009, Combating Violence and Abuse of People with Disabilities: A Call to Action, Brookes Publishing, Baltimore.
Frawley, P. et al, 2003, Living Safer Sexual Lives: a training and resource pack for people with an intellectual disability and those who support them, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne.
WHO 2002, World Report on Violence and Health, World Health Organization, Geneva. WHO 2002, world report on violence and health https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/42495/9241545615_eng.pdf;jsessionid=F01C12B718E4BBDF16C4C955709BB395?sequence=1
Supports and contacts
13 11 14
Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline
1800 806 292
1800 806 292
National Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Helpline (Lifeline)
1800 200 526
Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence National Help Line
1800 737 732
Sexual Assault Counselling Service Australia http://www.sexualassaultcounselling.org.au/
1800 211 082
Adults Surviving Child Abuse
1300 657 380
(07) 3028 4648
03 9663 6733
1800 655 570
Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)