Detecting & Reporting Abuse
Safe Place, 1 page
List of possible signs or indicators of abuse of children or adults with disabilities, as guidance for mandated reporters and others.
“I Spoke Out” Awareness Campaign
New York State Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Internal staff campaign, “I Spoke Out,” encourages OPWDD employees to report abuse and neglect. Poster and palm card available.
Protect, Report, Preserve: Abuse Against Persons with Disabilities
Massachusetts Building Partnerships Initiative, video 25 minutes, training manual 42 pages
Video and accompanying training manual were designed to assist Massachusetts service providers to train employees to recognize and report abuse against persons with disabilities.
To order a free copy of the DVD and manual, e-mail email@example.com or call 617-727-6465 x234.
Disabled Persons Protection Commission, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts has developed brochures for mandated reporters of abuse and neglect of persons with disabilities. The brochures are available in English, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Vietnamese, in Word and PDF format.