Explain what things can victim service providers and criminal justice agencies do to better serve victims with disabilities.

Topic: Victomology vulnerable populations: Victims with disabilities

After reading the Case Study on Module 3, Topic 1, “New Jersey Couple Held in Abuse; One Son, 19, Weighed 45 Pounds,” answer the following questions.

1. What things can victim service providers and criminal justice agencies do to better serve victims with disabilities.
These videos focus on serving crime victims with disabilities.
https://www.ada.gov/PCALawEnfGuide.htm

2. List barriers to services for victims with disabilities.
https://www.ncjrs.gov/ovc_archives/factsheets/disable.htm
these resources discuss promising practices in serving victims with disabilities, response to victims who have disabilities, and unique obstacles that this victim population faces.

Explain what things can victim service providers and criminal justice agencies do to better serve victims with disabilities.