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Victimization of Children and Adults with Disabilities

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Please join us for a discussion led by Vera experts and practitioners in the field, on the issue of violence against people with disabilities and Deaf people.  The presentations will discuss the barriers these individuals face when accessing support services and criminal justice interventions, as well as what is being done around the country to address this issue.


Panelists:

  • Nancy SmithDirector of the Center on Victimization and Safety, Vera Institute of Justice
     
  • Erin Esposito, Executive Director of Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims (ASADV) in Rochester, NY
     
  • Teresa Tudor, Program Administrator for the Illinois Department of Human Services, Bureau of Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention
     

Moderated by:

  • Christine Leonard, Director of the Washington DC Office, Vera Institute of Justice

 


This event will be set for wheelchair access. In addition, the event will be interpreted by American Sign Language interpreters. Please let us know of any additional access needs you may have for this event. Please be as specific as possible.

 

 
Event Details

Wednesday
March 27, 2013

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location

1310 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

 


 

Please RSVP to attend this event.

 For more information, please call
202-465-8906
or write to

swhitton@vera.org.

 

 

      

 

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