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Law Enforcement - First Responder

Autism Awareness Training for Arkansas Firefighters, Paramedics, EMTs, Police Officers and other First Responders
Keywords: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), First Responders, 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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Legal Professionals

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

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

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Victim Advocates

Assisting Crime Victims with Disabilities Project
Keywords: Training, Advocacy

The goal of this project is a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to improving the criminal justice system's response to violent crimes and increasing their capacity to address the needs of people with disabilities.

Disability Rights Center
Keywords: Advocacy

DRC services provides information and referral, short-term assistance, selected individual and legal representation, systemic advocacy, monitoring and training. DRC services are provided free of charge.

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

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

Sexual Abuse of People with Developmental Disabilities: An Educational Guide
Keywords: Sexual Assault, Victims

Created by the Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault, this document provides useful information about the sexual victimization of individuals with disabilities and contact information for more information.

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Disability Advocates

Arkansas Disability Coalition
Keywords: Advocacy

The ADC is a statewide organization that assists families and individuals with all types of disabilities by providing information, support, resources, and training.

Disability Rights Center
Keywords: Advocacy

DRC services provides information and referral, short-term assistance, selected individual and legal representation, systemic advocacy, monitoring and training. DRC services are provided free of charge.

The Arc of Arkansas
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc Arkansas provides supports, housing, advocacy, education and leadership to people with disabilities and their families. The Arc assists and encourages individuals with disabilities in acquiring skills and supports, which allow them to make decisions regarding their own lives, helping them to achieve integration into the mainstream of community life.

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Self-Advocates

Disability Rights Center
Keywords: Advocacy

DRC services provides information and referral, short-term assistance, selected individual and legal representation, systemic advocacy, monitoring and training. DRC services are provided free of charge.

The Arc of Arkansas
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc Arkansas provides supports, housing, advocacy, education and leadership to people with disabilities and their families. The Arc assists and encourages individuals with disabilities in acquiring skills and supports, which allow them to make decisions regarding their own lives, helping them to achieve integration into the mainstream of community life.

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