In 2021, woman with disability, writer and survivor advocate, Deb Thomson spoke to WWDA for a second time about her experiences as a survivor, two-time author and leader since she started speaking out about violence.

You can watch Deb’s original video story about how she escaped a violent relationship here.

A video of Deb Thomson speaking about her advocacy for women with disabilities who experience violence. Deb is a white woman with black glasses and shoulder length brown hair. She is wearing a black turtle-neck shirt. In the background is a cabinet with glasses, fine china and a telescope.

You can download a transcript of the video here.

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