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Law Enforcement - First Responder

Amplifying Voices of Inmates with Disabilities Prison Project (AVID Prison Project)
Keywords: Prison, Inmates

This website is a conglomeration of blogs written by inmates with disabilities.

Autism Awareness Training for Louisiana Firefighters, Paramedics, EMTs, Police Officers and other First Responders
Keywords: First Responders, Law Enforcement, Police Officers, 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.

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Legal Professionals

Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities who Become Involved in the Criminal Justice System: A Guide for Attorneys
Keywords: Attorneys, Legal

This guide, created by both The Louisiana Disability and Legal Resources Project and The Arc of Louisiana, is intended to assist attorneys in representing a client with I/DD in the state of Louisiana.

Louisiana Disability Legal Resources
Keywords: Advocacy, Legal

This site is a joint effort of The Arc of Louisiana and the ILRU (Independent Living Research Utilization) project to connect legal professionals, human service professionals, advocates, Louisianans with disabilities and their families.

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

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

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Victim Advocates

Advocacy Center
Keywords: Advocacy

The Advocacy Center of Louisiana offers "legal representation, information and referral, outreach and training."

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

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

The Arc of Louisiana
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of Louisiana advocates with and for all people with intellectual and related developmental disabilities and their families so that they shall live to their fullest potential.

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Disability Advocates

Advocacy Center
Keywords: Advocacy

The Advocacy Center of Louisiana offers "legal representation, information and referral, outreach and training."

The Arc of Louisiana
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of Louisiana advocates with and for all people with intellectual and related developmental disabilities and their families so that they shall live to their fullest potential.

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Self-Advocates

Advocacy Center
Keywords: Advocacy

The Advocacy Center of Louisiana offers "legal representation, information and referral, outreach and training."

The Arc of Louisiana
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of Louisiana advocates with and for all people with intellectual and related developmental disabilities and their families so that they shall live to their fullest potential.

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