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The Speak Up and be Safe from Abuse project has featured in a recent article in Intellectual Disability Australasia. Select the link to see the full article: Speak Up and be Safe from Abuse - IDA

Reference: Weston, E., Rezzani, N., & Johnson, H. (2018). Speak up and be safe from abuse. Intellectual Disability Australasia, 39(2), 12.


Reference lists for Speak Up and be Safe from Abuse online learning modules 

Reference list, module 1: An introduction to Communication Support Needs and Communication Aids

Reference list, module 2 & module 3 : Minimise the Risk of Abuse for People with Communication Support Needs, and Using Communication Aids to Support Conversations about Abuse and Neglect


The Speak Up and be Safe from Abuse Toolkit

The Speak Up and be Safe from Abuse toolkit and resources were developed using information from literature and consultations with people with communication difficulties, professionals and peak bodies. This toolkit contains communication resources, fact sheets and posters designed to support children and adults with communication support needs to talk about abuse and neglect.

The Speak Up and be Safe from Abuse toolkit can be purchased at the Scope Shop


More Information About this Website

This website was developed to support people with a disability, disability support workers and service providers get access to communication aids and resources. Friends, family and carers of people with disabilities and organisations may also find this website useful.


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To get help now please call the service you need or download and print the factsheets on the resources page