Every individual with disabilities has a right to be safe, respected, and to live a life free of violence.

  • Up to 85% of women with disabilities are victims of domestic abuse (Colorado Department of Health)
  • Powers et. al. (2002) study found women with physical and physical and cognitive disabilities:
    • 67% experienced physical abuse in their lifetime
    • 53% experienced sexual abuse in their lifetime.
  • 2001 Study documented 3.4 times the rate of abuse among children with disabilities (Boystown, Sullivan & Knutson)
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If you need help, call the Kansas Crisis Hotline, voice and TTY, 1-888-363-2287 or visit the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence at www.kcsdv.org to locate the sexual assault/domestic violence organization closest to you.

“Nobody deserves to be hurt. We all deserve to be safe.”