Abuse and neglect
People with intellectual disability experience abuse and neglect at alarmingly high rates.
No one should ever experience abuse and neglect. But if they do, they should be able to get the support they need.
What we are doing
Our members have successfully campaigned for a Royal Commission into the abuse and neglect of people with intellectual disability.
We made Easy Read information about the Disability Royal Commission so that all people with intellectual disability were able to understand how it worked and how to get involved.
We also share information about the other important commissions that are there to protect and help: the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission and the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission.
We create resources to help people with intellectual disability to understand abuse and how to take action.
Our stories about abuse
Royal Commission hears from people with intellectual disability
An Easy Read report on the Disability Royal Commission's Sydney hearing about health care.
Royal Commission hearing on health and cognitive disability
Our daily reports from the disability Royal Commission hearing in Sydney, February 2020.
Resources on abuse
Your service your rights cards
What is the difference between good and bad disability services? These cards can help.
What is a restrictive practice
An Easy Read information guide for people with intellectual disability.