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About Abuse

Someone may be abusing you if they:

  • Insult you, yell at you, and humiliate you.
  • Hurt you, and handle you in a rough way.
  • Bully you to do things that you don’t want to do.
  • Don’t let you use your communication device or board.
  • Put the brakes on your wheelchair so you can’t move or lock you in a room.
  • Withhold food, drink or services that they are responsible for giving to you.
  • Threaten to hurt you or someone else.
  • Threaten not to provide you with services.
  • Use your things without your permission.
  • Steal your money.
  • Ask you to do sexual things, make you look at sexual pictures against your will.
  • Steal your bankcard, health and other personal ID.