April 2019

How People with Disabilities Are More Vulnerable to Abuse

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FISA Foundation has partnered with many local nonprofits to increase awareness about the prevalence of abuse against people with disabilities, and to support the development of strategies to respond to and prevent abuse. This month, FISA grantee and partner, Blackburn Center has authored this blog on the topic: The Truth … Read More >

Strengthening Inclusion

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We were pleased to read an article on inclusion in this month’s Stanford Social Innovation Review! How to Make Design Thinking More Disability Inclusive: A three-tiered framework for making human-centered design more inclusive of people with disabilities can help organizations improve their own programs. By Durell Coleman & Marie Trudelle Mar. 22, … Read More >

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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I honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, please read this op ed co-authored by FISA’s executive director, Kristy Trautmann with Kristen Houser, Chief Public Affairs officer of PA Coalition Against Rape: It’s ‘he said, she said’ by design Published om TribLive on March 31, 2019 (excerpt) We’ve lost track of the … Read More >