There are many factors that increase the risk of abuse for people with disabilities. Read the guide to learn more.
Read the Arc Guide to Risk Factors for Abuse
Individuals with disabilities are at greater risk for abuse of all kinds than people without disabilities. We believe people with disabilities must be free from abuse, neglect, or any kind of mistreatment.
The Arc provides training for self-advocates and those who support them, as well as many online and print resources.
Talking with your child about sexuality can create anxious feelings along with many reasons to avoid the topic. Learn how to create a supportive, safe, and trusting space for you and your child.
25% of students experience bullying in school, and kids with disabilities are more likely to be bullied or abused.
Watch the video to learn how The Arc Minnesota is raising awareness of bullying and abuse, and making sure people know it’s not OK.