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The And You Think You’re The Expert? booklet shares the advice and wisdom of 33 women and non-binary people who have an intellectual disability and have experienced violence. It is an accompaniment to the podcast, offering quotes from our experts about disability, violence and accessibility.
It features advice for all types of workers who support people with intellectual disability experiencing violence, as well as specific sections for sexual violence counsellors, domestic violence workers, support workers, support coordinators, mental health workers and police officers.
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Contact numbers for support in Australia
If this podcast has upset you in any way, please reach out to get some support.
The numbers in Australia are:
- 1800 Respect – 1800 737 732
The National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
24 hours, 7 days a week.
- Lifeline – 13 11 14
A national number which can help put you in contact with a crisis service in your state
- Kids Helpline – 1800 55 1800
Telephone, email and web counselling for children and young people.
- Relationship Australia – 1300 364 277
Support groups and counselling on relationships.
- National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline – 1800 880 052
An Australia-wide telephone hotline for reporting abuse and neglect of people with disability