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Law Enforcement - First Responder

Autism Awareness Training for New Mexico 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.

A Law Enforcement Guide for Working with Children with Autism, Intellectual and Communication Disabilities
Keywords: First Responders, Law Enforcement, Police Officers, Communication, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

"This guide is designed to provide law enforcement personnel with practical tips on how to understand and communicate more effectively with individuals with autism, intellectual and communication disabilities." It also provides disabilities resource list for the state of New Mexico.

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Legal Professionals

 


Victim Advocates

Disability Rights New Mexico
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Rights New Mexico is the "designated protection and advocacy program for New Mexico, and as such we have authority under federal law to pursue legal, administrative and other remedies on behalf of persons with disabilities. designated protection and advocacy program for New Mexico, and as such we have authority under federal law to pursue legal, administrative and other remedies on behalf of persons with disabilities."

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

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of New Mexico.

The Arc of New Mexico
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of New Mexico’s mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages by advocating for equal opportunities and choices in where and how they learn, live, work, play and socialize. The Arc of New Mexico promotes self-determination, healthy families, effective community support systems and partnerships.

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Disability Advocates

Disability Rights New Mexico
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Rights New Mexico is the "designated protection and advocacy program for New Mexico, and as such we have authority under federal law to pursue legal, administrative and other remedies on behalf of persons with disabilities. designated protection and advocacy program for New Mexico, and as such we have authority under federal law to pursue legal, administrative and other remedies on behalf of persons with disabilities."

The Arc of New Mexico
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of New Mexico’s mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages by advocating for equal opportunities and choices in where and how they learn, live, work, play and socialize. The Arc of New Mexico promotes self-determination, healthy families, effective community support systems and partnerships.

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Self-Advocates

Disability Rights New Mexico
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Rights New Mexico is the "designated protection and advocacy program for New Mexico, and as such we have authority under federal law to pursue legal, administrative and other remedies on behalf of persons with disabilities. designated protection and advocacy program for New Mexico, and as such we have authority under federal law to pursue legal, administrative and other remedies on behalf of persons with disabilities."

The Arc of New Mexico
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc of New Mexico’s mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages by advocating for equal opportunities and choices in where and how they learn, live, work, play and socialize. The Arc of New Mexico promotes self-determination, healthy families, effective community support systems and partnerships.

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