Year: 2021

Disability Insider Reports: 80% of women with disabilities suffer violence during pandemic

January 19, 2021 Domestic Violence and Disabilities 0 Comments
An article in Disability Insider states that 80% of women with disabilities suffer violence in Spain, 8 out of 10 during the COVID lockdown – a shocking fact. According to the experts, this situation has intensified during the coronavirus confinement. Read the full article here.  Barrier Free Living works with survivors of domestic violence with disabilities and is celebrating it's 40th Anniversary this year. Learn more. … read more

Former Freedom House Team Member Launches Self-Healing Journal

January 4, 2021 Uncategorized 6 Comments
Drawing on her rich experience as a Social Work intern at Barrier Free Living's Freedom House, Jessica Rios-Flores turned her love of journaling into a publishing venture in 2020.  A life-long believer that writing can help us "uncover truths" Jessica put out "My Self Healing Journal" on Etsy. We caught up with Jessica this month to talk about her time at Freedom House and her latest adventures (she also owns a… read more