Preventing Abuse in Canada’s Disability Community

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For some time, abuse has plagued Canada’s disability community. It doesn’t need to be this way in the future.   If Canadians of all ability levels ban together to prevent mistreatment of people with disabilities, Canada will become a safer … Continue reading

Causes of Abuse, and Why it goes Unreported

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Of the many questions that arise around the subject of abuse, perhaps the most common is this: Why? Why does abuse occur?   We are beginning to understand that abuse occurs in the disability community more than other communities. Even … Continue reading

Why are People with Disabilities the Target of Abuse?

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Many forms of abuse affect people throughout Canada. Forms of abuse that plague the disability community include (but are not limited to) physical, sexual, emotional and financial abuse, as well as neglect.   Why are people with disabilities targets for … Continue reading

Abuse in Canada’s Disability Community

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It can seem distasteful to discuss abuse and neglect in Canada’s disability community. Regardless of the discomfort people feel when addressing such an issue, it is necessary we bring up the painful topic. Statistically speaking, many Canadians with disabilities face … Continue reading