An Essential Resource Guide for Responding to Abuse Against Children with Disabilities

This resource was developed by SafePlace, thedomestic and sexual violence agency
in Austin/Travis County,and was funded by the Texas Center for the Judiciary.  

An easy-to-use guide to increase the effectiveness of professionals and advocates working with children with disabilities who have been abused or neglected is now available online.

Promoting Justice was developed to assist multi-disciplinary team members and volunteers who respond to and investigate suspected abuse and neglect against children with disabilities. It contains tips for working with children with specific disabilities, trauma-informed approaches to children and families, and disability resources. The Table of Contents and Web pages referenced in this guide are hyperlinked.