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Women with disabilities, deaf women and the domestic violence courts  
http://www.womanabuseprevention.com/html/women_with_disabilities.html
Offers information about violence against women with disabilities and deaf women, and lists services and resources in Ontario along with contact information. Discusses Ontario's Domestic Violence Courts and how they are improving access. Provides both a detailed version and a plain-language, large-print version. (See Details)
Don't ask, tell or respond: silent acceptance of disability hate crimes  
http://dawn.thot.net/disability_hate_crimes.html
Discusses the problem of disability hate crimes, and how, in particular, these crimes need to be acknowledged, reported, investigated thoroughly, and victims need appropriate support. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Women with disabilities & parenting  
http://dawn.thot.net/wwd_parenting.html
Discusses issues that women who have disabilities and are or want to be parents have including: societal attitudes, pregnancy counseling, pregnancy and birth support services, pregnancy and birth information, and difficulty accessing transportation. (See Details)
Enabling income: CPP disability benefits and women with disabilities  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/
Proposes alternate disability pension policies intended to respond better to circumstances in the lives of women with disabilities, such as fluctuating health and its affect on the ability to work. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Women with disabilities from ethnocultural communities: invisible minority
Gives an overview of the specific difficulties that women with disabilities from ethnocultural communities can encounter.
Published: 2000
The parenting book for persons with a disability
Offers practical advice and information to individuals and families as they anticipate the steps and stages in their child's life.
Published: 1999
Equality means access  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39528
Provides tips and suggestions for organizations and individuals on how to plan public events that take into consideration the needs of women with disabilities. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Individual-systemic violence: disabled women's standpoint  
http://www.bridgew.edu/SoAS/jiws/fall02/disabled_systemic_violence.pdf
Examines the question of violence and women with disabilities, which assumes many forms, both individual and systemic. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Family violence against women with disabilities  
http://dawn.thot.net/violence_wwd.html
Discusses family violence against women with disabilities. Describes why women with disabilities are particularly vulnerable to family violence and what types of abuse. (See Details)
She stands alone: a review of the recent literature on women and social support  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/weber.pdf
Provides an overview of social support research, representing both traditional and feminist perspectives, the impacts of gender research, and an introduction to social support research on specific women's issues. (See Details)
Published: 1998