Violence and Accessibility: Increasing Safety for Women with Disabilities On Campus

Publication Date: 
May 2012
Resource Origin: 
Springtide Resources
Author: 
Terri-Lynn Langdon
Format: 
PDF
Cost: 
Free

This document records the stories of 17 women with disAbilities who experienced violence while they were students, and women with disAbilities who did not experience violence and their suggestions for making campuses safer. Violence and Accessibility: Increasing Safety for Women with Disabilities On Campus is designed to be a conversation-starter for:

  • university and college administrators, faculty, and staff in on-campus accessibility offices, health clinics, and counselling offices
  • organizations and activists addressing disAbility issues
  • researchers
  • post secondary students of all genders and abilities

These conversations are particularly important as institutions work to implement the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005).