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Law Enforcement - First Responder

Communication with the Corrections System: What Should Parents Know?
Keywords: Families/family members, Corrections, Justice system, Incarceration, Children, Juvenile, Juvenile justice

This document, created by the Pacer Center, provides information for parents of children with disabilities about the corrections system

What Probation Officers Need to Know about Learning Disabilities
Keywords: Children, Juvenile, Juvenile law, Probation

This document provides information for probation officers for when working with a juvenile with a learning disability

What Youth Need to Know if They are Questioned by the Police
Keywords: Families/family members, Juvenile, Juvenile justice, Communication, Police officers/law enforcement, First responders, Tips, Children

This document offers tips for parents to help their child with disabilities prepare for police interactions

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Legal Professionals

Going to Court
Keywords: Video, Justice system, Legal, Courts

This video that helps viewers understand the judicial process and prepare for court. It is available in multiple languages and for those who are deaf or heard of hearing.

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

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of Minnesota

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Victim Advocates

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

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of Minnesota

Minnesota Disability Law Center
Keywords: Legal, Advocacy

"MDLC provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities statewide on legal issues related to their disabilities. All individuals with disabilities are eligible to receive help, regardless of age or income level"

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
Keywords: Resources, Victims, Abuse, Juvenile, Sexual abuse

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse provides links related to child abuse, domestic violence and sexual violence

Arc Guide to Risk Factors for Abuse
Keywords: Abuse, Victims

Created by The Arc of Greater Twin Cities, this document lists risk factors for abuse that individuals with disabilities may experience

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Disability Advocates

Communication with the Corrections System: What Should Parents Know?
Keywords: Families/family members, Corrections, Justice system, Incarceration, Children, Juvenile, Juvenile justice

This document, created by the Pacer Center, provides information for parents of children with disabilities about the corrections system

Students with Disabilities & the Juvenile Justice System: What Parents Need to Know
Keywords: Families/family members, Juvenile, Juvenile justice, Justice system, Children

Created by the Pacer Center, this informative guide offers information for parents about how juveniles with disabilities are at an increased risk at becoming involved in the criminal justice system

The Arc of Greater Twin Cities: Abuse Prevention
Keywords: The Arc, Abuse, Victims

This webpage by The Arc of Greater Twin Cities provides helpful resources and information about the prevention of abuse of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

What Youth Need to Know if They are Questioned by the Police
Keywords: Families/family members, Juvenile, Juvenile justice, Communication, Police officers/law enforcement, First responders, Tips, Children

This document offers tips for parents to help their child with disabilities prepare for police interactions

Minnesota Disability Law Center
Keywords: Legal, Advocacy

"MDLC provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities statewide on legal issues related to their disabilities. All individuals with disabilities are eligible to receive help, regardless of age or income level"

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
Keywords: Resources, Victims, Abuse, Juvenile, Sexual abuse

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse provides links related to child abuse, domestic violence and sexual violence

The Arc of Minnesota
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of Minnesota works towards "promoting and protecting the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes."

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Self-Advocates

Going to Court
Keywords: Video, Justice system, Legal, Courts

This video that helps viewers understand the judicial process and prepare for court. It is available in multiple languages and for those who are deaf or heard of hearing.

Minnesota Disability Law Center
Keywords: Legal, Advocacy

"MDLC provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities statewide on legal issues related to their disabilities. All individuals with disabilities are eligible to receive help, regardless of age or income level"

The Arc of Minnesota
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of Minnesota works towards "promoting and protecting the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes."

Arc Guide to Risk Factors for Abuse
Keywords: Abuse, Victims

Created by The Arc of Greater Twin Cities, this document lists risk factors for abuse that individuals with disabilities may experience

Students with Disabilities & the Juvenile Justice System: What Parents Need to Know
Keywords: Families/family members, Juvenile, Juvenile justice, Justice system, Children

Created by the Pacer Center, this informative guide offers information for parents about how juveniles with disabilities are at an increased risk at becoming involved in the criminal justice system

The Arc of Greater Twin Cities: Abuse Prevention
Keywords: The Arc, Abuse, Victims

This webpage by The Arc of Greater Twin Cities provides helpful resources and information about the prevention of abuse of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

What Youth Need to Know if They are Questioned by the Police
Keywords: Families/family members, Juvenile, Juvenile justice, Communication, Police officers/law enforcement, First responders, Tips, Children

This document offers tips for parents to help their child with disabilities prepare for police interactions

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
Keywords: Resources, Victims, Abuse, Juvenile, Sexual abuse

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse provides links related to child abuse, domestic violence and sexual violence

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