Just Ask: A Toolkit to Help Advocates, Attorneys, and Law Enforcement Meet the Needs of Crime Victims with Disabilities

A comprehensive toolkit designed to help advocates, law enforcement, prosecutors, and other attorneys ask about and provide accommodations for crime victims with disabilities and Deaf crime victims. Features palm cards, 4-page quick reference guides, and short videos for each audience, as well as recommendations for organizational preparedness, a tip sheet with examples of accommodations, and a poster. The toolkit also features four brief videos demonstrating an advocate, prosecutor, and law enforcement officer asking victims if they need accommodations to participate in services or the legal system. Downloadable resources coming soon.

Video Resources

Asking about Accommodations: An Introduction

Victim Advocates: An Instructional Video on Asking about Accommodations

Attorneys: An Instructional Video on Asking about Accommodations

Law Enforcement: An Instructional Video on Asking about Accommodations

Published on:
December 4, 2019
Resource Type:
Tip Sheet, Toolkit, Video
Communities of Focus:
People with disabilities
Intended Audience:
Advocates, Attorneys, Law Enforcement Officers