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Law Enforcement - First Responder

Autism Training for Alabama Firefighters, Paramedics, EMTs, Police Officers and other First Responders
Keywords: First Responders, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Police Officers, Law Enforcement, Training

This webpage provides information for firefighters, paramedics, EMTs, police officers and other first responders in completing the Prevent Educate autism awareness training.

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Interaction Advisory Group (IAG)
Interaction Advisory Group was co-founded by Dustin Chandler and Kirchner Group to provide customized special needs awareness and training for first responders as well as other public service officials, educators and private sector workers (hospitality professionals, etc.). Interaction Advisory Group is focused on the dynamics between criminal justice professionals and people with special needs. The Interaction Advisory Group believes in true inclusion and acceptance for all individuals with special needs, and aims to improve the engagements between those with specials needs and society at large.

 

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Legal Professionals

Mandatory Reporting - Elderly/Disabled
Keywords: Abuse, Reporting, Neglect, Legal

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of Alabama.

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Victim Advocates

Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program
Keywords: Accommodation, Legal, Rights

The Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program "provides legal services to Alabamians with disabilities to protect, promote and expand their rights."

Mandatory Reporting - Elderly/Disabled
Keywords: Abuse, Reporting, Neglect, Legal

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of Alabama.

The Arc of Alabama
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of Alabama is "a volunteer-based membership organization made up of individuals with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities, their families, friends, interested citizens, and professionals in the disability field. The Arc also advocates for people with other disabilities who need similar supports and services in order to be as productive and independent as possible."

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Disability Advocates

Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Advocacy

This council on developmental disabilities "supports independence, advocacy, productivity, and inclusion for Alabamians with developmental disabilities."

Alabama Department of Mental Health
Keywords: Advocacy

The Alabama Department of Mental Health "provides a comprehensive array of services and supports to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families in the state through contractual arrangements with community agencies, five regional community services offices, and three comprehensive support service teams that assist with behavioral, medical, psychiatric and dental services and supports."

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Self-Advocates

We currently do not have any self-advocate resource listings for Alabama.

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