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.
Outcomes of research focusing on effects of Speak Up and be Safe from Abuse training has been published in Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Click here to see the full article
Reference: Johnson, H., & Yee, R. (2019). Perceptions of Frontline Staff to Training and Communication Tools to Support Adults with Intellectual Disabilities to Report Abuse and Neglect: “Something to Work with”. Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 1-12. doi:10.1080/23297018.2019.1680312
Reference lists for Speak Up and be Safe from Abuse online learning modules
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
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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.