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Law Enforcement - First Responder

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

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

Kentucky Autism Training Center
Keywords: First Responders, Law Enforcement, Police Officers, Training, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

"The mission of the Kentucky Autism Training Center is to strengthen our state's systems of support for persons affected by autism by bridging research to practice and by providing training and resources to families and professionals." KATC provides learning documents for first responders, firefighters and police officers for interacting with individuals on the autistic spectrum.

Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Kentucky Resource Guide
Keywords: Law Enforcement, Communication, Courts, Justice System, Reporting

This guide, intended for professionals who work with individuals with disabilities, discusses mandatory reporting, HIPAA and law enforcement, tips for interacting and communicating with people with disabilities, the Kentucky court system and criminal process, as well as other topics related to justice and disabilities.

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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 Kentucky.

Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Kentucky Resource Guide
Keywords: Law Enforcement, Communication, Courts, Justice System, Reporting

This guide, intended for professionals who work with individuals with disabilities, discusses mandatory reporting, HIPAA and law enforcement, tips for interacting and communicating with people with disabilities, the Kentucky court system and criminal process, as well as other topics related to justice and disabilities.

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Victim Advocates

Kentucky Protection and Advocacy
Keywords: Advocacy

Kentucky Protection and Advocacy will protect and promote the rights of Kentuckians with disabilities through legally based individual and systemic advocacy and education.

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

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

Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Kentucky Resource Guide
Keywords: Law Enforcement, Communication, Courts, Justice System, Reporting

This guide, intended for professionals who work with individuals with disabilities, discusses mandatory reporting, HIPAA and law enforcement, tips for interacting and communicating with people with disabilities, the Kentucky court system and criminal process, as well as other topics related to justice and disabilities.

The Arc of Kentucky
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of Kentucky holds a vision of a positive future for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; a future of communities with services and supports that will promote lives of value for Kentuckians with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Disability Advocates

Kentucky Protection and Advocacy
Keywords: Advocacy

Kentucky Protection and Advocacy will protect and promote the rights of Kentuckians with disabilities through legally based individual and systemic advocacy and education.

Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Kentucky Resource Guide
Keywords: Law Enforcement, Communication, Courts, Justice System, Reporting

This guide, intended for professionals who work with individuals with disabilities, discusses mandatory reporting, HIPAA and law enforcement, tips for interacting and communicating with people with disabilities, the Kentucky court system and criminal process, as well as other topics related to justice and disabilities.

The Arc of Kentucky
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of Kentucky holds a vision of a positive future for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; a future of communities with services and supports that will promote lives of value for Kentuckians with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Self-Advocates

Kentucky Protection and Advocacy
Keywords: Advocacy

Kentucky Protection and Advocacy will protect and promote the rights of Kentuckians with disabilities through legally based individual and systemic advocacy and education.

The Arc of Kentucky
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of Kentucky holds a vision of a positive future for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; a future of communities with services and supports that will promote lives of value for Kentuckians with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Kentucky Resource Guide
Key words: Sexual Assault; Crime Victim; Kentucky

This resource was created for professionals who may encounter individuals with disabilities who are victims of crime, including those who have been sexually assaulted.

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