Human Trafficking 101 Webinar

The Training Subcommittee of the National Human Trafficking and Disabilities Working Group created an introductory webinar on human trafficking and how it may intersect with youth and adults with disabilities. The links here are a video recording of the webinar presentation, a powerpoint format, and a transcript.

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Human Trafficking and Disabilities 101 Webcast (Recorded)

This webcast provides a basic overview of disability definitions, programs and services, community inclusion, language, and a discussion of potential risk factors and victimization of persons with disabilities involving human trafficking. This webcast was held on Monday, August 27, 2018. Presenters: David Hutt, National Disability Rights Network; Susan

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Freedom from Exploitation, Violence, and Abuse of Persons with Disabilities

Exploitation, violence and abuse are frequent, yet often overlooked and under-reported. The societal forces that tend to marginalise persons with disabilities exacerbate the likelihood and the impact of exploitation, violence and abuse. This study explores the concepts, causes and impact of the exploitation, violence and abuse experienced

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On-Ramps, Intersections, and Exit Routes: A Roadmap for Systems and Industries to Prevent and Disrupt Human Trafficking

This report builds upon Polaris’s 2017 report, The Typology of Modern Slavery, which analyzed data, gleaned from nearly 10 years of operating the National Human Trafficking Hotline, to show that human trafficking in the United States consists of 25 distinct business models. For each, the Typology report

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Segregated and Exploited: The Failure of the Disability Service System to Provide Quality Work

The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) has been studying segregated work, sheltered environments, and the sub-minimum wage to determine whether they meet the needs of people with disabilities and whether they comply with federal law. Unfortunately, what we found was disappointing to say the least. The product

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Recommendations to Prevent the Disproportionate Placement and Inadequate Treatment of Children with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System

The goal of this report is to share what the Protection & Advocacy systems (P&As) have learned about the needs of children and youth with disabilities in the juvenile justice system with those who can help make the necessary changes and protect and advance current systemic reforms.

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