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About half of all devotees occasionally pretend (43 percent of Nattress , sample of 50).Avowed "wannabes" seem to number not more than five percent of the devotee-wannabe population, though Nattress (1996) found 22 percent of his sample of 50 had wanted to become disabled.To coincide with International Day of People with Disability on 3 December, Australia’s consumer protection agencies have released a range of educational resources to help people with disability understand your consumer rights and to help you use these rights if something you pay for isn’t right.Projects of the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council have produced an array of materials on topics ranging from inclusive early education to supported living and employment programs.They went on holiday together and he considered the man to be his best friend. He would sell Alex things at hugely inflated prices – like an old stereo for £300. When his "friend" loaned him £50, and "only" asked for £100 back, he thought it was "mates rates". After a while he allowed staff to see his mobile phone, and that’s when the scale of the problem became clear.When he was aggressive towards Alex – violent one minute, friendly the next — he believed that was just being mates too. Alex had paid the man well over £2,000 and he was calling in numerous other “debts”, with threats of violence.
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One victim supported by the charity, Alex, a man with a mild to moderate learning disability, found himself victim to exploitation by someone he believed was his friend.
As someone who didn’t find it easy to make friends, when Alex met a friendly man he was happy.
Analysis by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows people whose disability impacts them “socially and behaviourally” were four times more likely to be victims than those who said their disability impacted their mobility, stamina, and vision, as well as those with mental health problems.
Of a total of 88,000 adult victims of hate crime against the person between 20, 32 per cent were victims of a disability-motivated hate crime, according to the ONS statistics.