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People with disabilities are much more likely to be harmed than people without disabilities. They’re three times more likely to be sexually abused as children, and three times more likely to be victims of violent crimes both as adolescents and adults.

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  1. Department of Education’s new guidelines will adversely affect sexual assault survivors who have disabilities.
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  2. Jails function as de facto mental health facilities, and communities are looking for alternatives.
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  • Pilot technology helps police interact with people who have disabilities.
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