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Law Enforcement - First Responder

Hints for Communicating with People with Cognitive Disabilities
Keywords: Communication, Tips, Police Officers, Law enforcement, First Responders

Intended for law enforcement officers and first responders, "this card is printed on both sides and has Hints for Communicating with People with Cognitive Disabilities on one side and Traits Often Seen on the other. It is designed to fit in a uniform shirt pocket."

Pursuing Justice with Cognitive Disabilities
Keywords: Attorneys/lawyers, Legal

"This manuscript provides more comprehensive information about representing people with intellectual disabilities"

Resource Guide on Intellectual (Cognitive) Disabilities for Professionals in the Criminal Justice System
Keywords: Attorneys/lawyers, Legal

Criminal justice professionals can use this guide to learn more about recognizing people with disabilities as well as effective communication techniques

The Arc of North Carolina: Partners in Justice: Bridging the Gap Between the Justice System and People with Cognitive Disabilities
Keywords: Justice system, Training, Resources

"Partners in Justice (PIJ) is dedicated to ensuring that people with intellectual or cognitive disabilities have the same rights, privileges and services that people without disabilities receive while involved with the justice system." The Arc of North Carolina provides information and resources for judges and attorneys, law enforcement and magistrates, self advocates, community corrections officers, human service professionals and families.

People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System
Keywords: PowerPoint, Abuse, Victims, Criminal justice, Suspects, Offenders, Defendant

This PowerPoint provides information on the abuse of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as individuals with disabilities who become involved in the criminal justice system, whether it be as a suspect, offender or defendant.

People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System Video Lecture
Keywords: Video, Abuse, Victims, Criminal justice, Suspects, Offenders, Defendant

This video lecture accompanies the PowerPoint presentation on "People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System"

North Carolina Division of Prisons Mental Health Services
Keywords: Incarceration, Prison, Offenders

This webpage details what is provided by the North Carolina Division of Prisons Mental Health Services for people with I/DD

Partners in Justice: Training for Law Enforcement Officers on People with Intellectual Disabilities
Keywords: PowerPoint, Police officers/Law enforcement, Training, Curriculum

This PowerPoint is intended to help police officers better understand disability and improve interactions with individuals with I/DD

Frequently Asked Questions About Crisis Intervention Teams
Keywords: Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT)

This document provides answers to questions that are frequently asked about Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT)

Developmental Disabilities & Justice: Connecting the Dots
Keywords: PowerPoint, Justice system, Crisis intervention teams (CIT), Victims

This PowerPoint provides information on victims with disabilities, crisis intervention team training and other important topics related to criminal justice and disability.

Autism and the Criminal Justice System
Keywords: Video, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

This video is intended to "raise awareness of autism for those involved in government and public service, including information on recognizing the signs and symptoms of autism spectrum disorders, and contacts for further information on appropriate responses to individuals with autism."

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Legal Professionals

Information about People with Intellectual Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System for Judges and Attorneys
Keywords: Attorneys/Lawyers, Legal, Judges, Court, Justice system

"This material attempts to explain why commonly held beliefs about human motivation and behavior of criminal defendants do not apply to people with cognitive disabilities. It also defines and elaborates on some cognitive disabilities that are being seen more and more often in the justice system."

Pursuing Justice with Cognitive Disabilities
Keywords: Attorneys/lawyers, Legal

"This manuscript provides more comprehensive information about representing people with intellectual disabilities"

Resource Guide on Intellectual (Cognitive) Disabilities for Professionals in the Criminal Justice System
Keywords: Attorneys/lawyers, Legal

Criminal justice professionals can use this guide to learn more about recognizing people with disabilities as well as effective communication techniques

The Arc of North Carolina: Partners in Justice: Bridging the Gap Between the Justice System and People with Cognitive Disabilities
Keywords: Justice system, Training, Resources

"Partners in Justice (PIJ) is dedicated to ensuring that people with intellectual or cognitive disabilities have the same rights, privileges and services that people without disabilities receive while involved with the justice system." The Arc of North Carolina provides information and resources for judges and attorneys, law enforcement and magistrates, self advocates, community corrections officers, human service professionals and families.

People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System
Keywords: PowerPoint, Abuse, Victims, Criminal justice, Suspects, Offenders, Defendant

This PowerPoint provides information on the abuse of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as individuals with disabilities who become involved in the criminal justice system, whether it be as a suspect, offender or defendant.

People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System Video Lecture
Keywords: Video, Abuse, Victims, Criminal justice, Suspects, Offenders, Defendant

This video lecture accompanies the PowerPoint presentation on "People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System"

North Carolina Division of Prisons Mental Health Services
Keywords: Incarceration, Prison, Offenders

This webpage details what is provided by the North Carolina Division of Prisons Mental Health Services for people with I/DD

Disability Rights North Carolina
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Rights North Carolina's "team of attorneys, advocates, paralegals and support staff provide advocacy and legal services at no charge for people with disabilities across North Carolina."

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Victim Advocates

Resource Guide on Intellectual (Cognitive) Disabilities for Professionals in the Criminal Justice System
Keywords: Attorneys/lawyers, Legal

Criminal justice professionals can use this guide to learn more about recognizing people with disabilities as well as effective communication techniques

The Arc of North Carolina: Partners in Justice: Bridging the Gap Between the Justice System and People with Cognitive Disabilities
Keywords: Justice system, Training, Resources

"Partners in Justice (PIJ) is dedicated to ensuring that people with intellectual or cognitive disabilities have the same rights, privileges and services that people without disabilities receive while involved with the justice system." The Arc of North Carolina provides information and resources for judges and attorneys, law enforcement and magistrates, self advocates, community corrections officers, human service professionals and families.

Support for Crime Victims
Keywords: Victims, Resources

This webpage provides links to resources for crime victims with disabilities

People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System Video Lecture
Keywords: Video, Abuse, Victims, Criminal justice, Suspects, Offenders, Defendant

This video lecture accompanies the PowerPoint presentation on "People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System"

Disability Rights North Carolina
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Rights North Carolina's "team of attorneys, advocates, paralegals and support staff provide advocacy and legal services at no charge for people with disabilities across North Carolina."

The Arc of North Carolina
Keywords: Advocacy

"The Arc of North Carolina is committed to securing for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they learn, live, work, and play."

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Disability Advocates

Criminal Justice Resource Directory
Keywords: Resources, Contacts, Offenders

This document is a "criminal justice resource directory for practitioners, offenders and their families"

Resource Guide on Intellectual (Cognitive) Disabilities for Professionals in the Criminal Justice System
Keywords: Attorneys/lawyers, Legal

Criminal justice professionals can use this guide to learn more about recognizing people with disabilities as well as effective communication techniques

The Arc of North Carolina: Partners in Justice: Bridging the Gap Between the Justice System and People with Cognitive Disabilities
Keywords: Justice system, Training, Resources

"Partners in Justice (PIJ) is dedicated to ensuring that people with intellectual or cognitive disabilities have the same rights, privileges and services that people without disabilities receive while involved with the justice system." The Arc of North Carolina provides information and resources for judges and attorneys, law enforcement and magistrates, self advocates, community corrections officers, human service professionals and families.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Safe Identification Card
Keywords: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Safety

This PDF is of a printable Identification Card that can be filled with contacts and information that might be needed in an emergency situation

Safe in the Community
Keywords: Safety, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), First Responders

This webpage by the Autism Society of North Carolina provides information about safety, as well as first responder and police officer interactions

People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System
Keywords: PowerPoint, Abuse, Victims, Criminal justice, Suspects, Offenders, Defendant

This PowerPoint provides information on the abuse of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as individuals with disabilities who become involved in the criminal justice system, whether it be as a suspect, offender or defendant.

People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System Video Lecture
Keywords: Video, Abuse, Victims, Criminal justice, Suspects, Offenders, Defendant

This video lecture accompanies the PowerPoint presentation on "People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System"

Interacting with Law Enforcement: Guide for Persons with Disabilities
Keywords: Law enforcement, communication, self-advocates

This fact sheet provides information about how an individual with disabilities can prevent law enforcement discrimination, report officer violations and improve interactions with police officers

Developmental Disabilities & Justice: Connecting the Dots
Keywords: PowerPoint, Justice system, Crisis intervention teams (CIT), Victims

This PowerPoint provides information on victims with disabilities, crisis intervention team training and other important topics related to criminal justice and disability.

Disability Rights North Carolina
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Rights North Carolina's "team of attorneys, advocates, paralegals and support staff provide advocacy and legal services at no charge for people with disabilities across North Carolina."

The Arc of North Carolina
Keywords: Advocacy

"The Arc of North Carolina is committed to securing for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they learn, live, work, and play."

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Self-Advocates

Resource Guide on Intellectual (Cognitive) Disabilities for Professionals in the Criminal Justice System
Keywords: Attorneys/lawyers, Legal

Criminal justice professionals can use this guide to learn more about recognizing people with disabilities as well as effective communication techniques

The Arc of North Carolina: Partners in Justice: Bridging the Gap Between the Justice System and People with Cognitive Disabilities
Keywords: Justice system, Training, Resources

"Partners in Justice (PIJ) is dedicated to ensuring that people with intellectual or cognitive disabilities have the same rights, privileges and services that people without disabilities receive while involved with the justice system." The Arc of North Carolina provides information and resources for judges and attorneys, law enforcement and magistrates, self advocates, community corrections officers, human service professionals and families.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Safe Identification Card
Keywords: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Safety

This PDF is of a printable Identification Card that can be filled with contacts and information that might be needed in an emergency situation

Safe in the Community
Keywords: Safety, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), First Responders

This webpage by the Autism Society of North Carolina provides information about safety, as well as first responder and police officer interactions

People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System
Keywords: PowerPoint, Abuse, Victims, Criminal justice, Suspects, Offenders, Defendant

This PowerPoint provides information on the abuse of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as individuals with disabilities who become involved in the criminal justice system, whether it be as a suspect, offender or defendant.

People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System Video Lecture
Keywords: Video, Abuse, Victims, Criminal justice, Suspects, Offenders, Defendant

This video lecture accompanies the PowerPoint presentation on "People with Developmental Disabilities and the Criminal Justice System"

Interacting with Law Enforcement: Guide for Persons with Disabilities
Keywords: Law enforcement, communication, self-advocates

This fact sheet provides information about how an individual with disabilities can prevent law enforcement discrimination, report officer violations and improve interactions with police officers

North Carolina Division of Prisons Mental Health Services
Keywords: Incarceration, Prison, Offenders

This webpage details what is provided by the North Carolina Division of Prisons Mental Health Services for people with I/DD

The Arc of North Carolina
Keywords: Advocacy

"The Arc of North Carolina is committed to securing for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they learn, live, work, and play."

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