Preventing Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Services We Offer

The Midewin Institute serves the disabilities professional in three ways:

To locate and catalog the growing body of reference materials on prevention techniques; to act as a clearinghouse and curator for the literature collection(s).

To conduct and to sponsor research into improved methods of detection of the abuse and neglect watches; to assist other researchers in identifying subjects, sights, and methodologies which are conducive to research that advances the field of knowledge.

To consult directly on abuse and neglect issues; to match organizations with the expertise of others; to publish printed materials, videos, and training packages which will help address potential problem areas.

2004  Midewin Institute
2505 E. Washington St.
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 722-0166 phone
(815) 722-2726 fax