Evan and Gillian Says! A series of books and materials to educate individuals with cognitive, developmental and intellectual disabilities how to reduce the risk of abuse.

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Education is imperative for individuals with cognitive, developmental and intellectual disabilities, to reduce the risk and impact of abuse.



Voices of Change 2018 is committed to reducing the risk of abuse by educating individuals with disabilities:

  • Body Parts / Private Parts – Teaching Children Proper Names
  • Body Safety
  • Boundaries
  • How To Be Your Own Advocate
  • How to Disclose Abuse
  • Internet Safety
  • It's Okay to say NO!
  • It's Okay to Tell
  • Surprises vs Secrets
  • What Are Bad Pictures?
  • What Are Good Pictures?
  • What is Bad Touching?
  • What is Good Touching?
  • What Are "Caring Friends"
  • What is Consent?

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Narrator for Evan Says

Autism & Fragile X Syndrome • Cognitive Issues

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Evan's Emotional Support Dog

Evan's emotional support dog

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Narrator for Gillian Says

Downs Syndrome • Cognitive Delays

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Evan and Gillian's Friend

She is blind and nonverbal • She has cognitive and physical delays due to Shaken Baby Syndrome and uses a wheelchair •Hannah also has a Gastrostomy Tube (G tube) which is inserted through her stomach to help provide her nutrition

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Evan and Gillian's Friend

Prader Willi Syndrome

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Evan and Gillian's Friend

He has Cerebral Palsy and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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Evan and Gillian's Friend

He was born with a limb differences (left arm)

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Evan and Gillian's Friend

Sensory processing disorder

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Evan and Gillian's Friend

Severely Autistic • Has behavior issues due to diagnosis of autism • Nonverbal • Avoids eye contact • Cognitive Challenges • Inappropriate emotional reactions • Sensory dysfunction

Evan and Gillian's Friend

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Evan and Gillian's Friend

Hearing impaired

Evan and Gillian's Friend

Downs Syndrome • Cognitive Delay • Trach • G tube • Anoxic brain injury • Cerebral Palsy

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Available For Free Through Our Partnership With The Mama Bear Effect

Communication Cards for children with disabilities

Communication Cards for children with disabilities

These communication cards for children with disabilities are made available for free through our partnership with, The Mama Bear Effect, a nonprofit organization.

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