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Law Enforcement - First Responder

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

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities “Human Trafficking of Individuals with Disabilities” Fact Sheet
Keywords: Victims, Human Trafficking, Abuse, Reporting

This fact sheet provides information on human trafficking and the heightened risk affecting people with I/DD in Ohio. It includes useful statistics, case examples, and specific, state-based resources for those who suspect that an incident of human trafficking has occurred or who simply wish to learn more about the issue.

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Legal Professionals

Cuyahoga County Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Court
Keywords: court, suspect/offenders, legal, attorneys/lawyers

A diversionary, therapeutic court designed for individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities. Promotes coordination and cooperation among law enforcement, jails, community treatment providers, attorneys and the courts for defendants during the legal process to achieve outcomes that both protect society and support the mental health care and disability needs of the defendant.

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

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

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Victim Advocates

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

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

Ohio Legal Rights Service
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Rights Ohio is a non-profit corporation with a mission to advocate for the human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio.

The Arc of Ohio
Keywords: Advocacy

The mission of The Arc of Ohio is to advocate for human rights, personal dignity and community participation of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, through legislative and social action, information and education, local chapter support and family involvement.

Teaching Anger Management to People with Special Needs (AMT) and Standing Tall
Keywords: Re-entry; Former incarceration; Anger management

This resource provides information on two Justice for All programs: Teaching Anger Management to People with Special Needs (AMT) and Standing Tall. AMT is a training program designed to teach methods of controlling anger as well as socially acceptable ways to express anger.  Standing Tall is a peer group that provides a safe environment for individuals with I/DD who have been incarcerated to explore the issues they are experiencing while re-entering the community. This group also provides an opportunity for the participants to build the skills they need to advocate for themselves. 

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities “Human Trafficking of Individuals with Disabilities” Fact Sheet
Keywords: Victims, Human Trafficking, Abuse, Reporting

This fact sheet provides information on human trafficking and the heightened risk affecting people with I/DD in Ohio. It includes useful statistics, case examples, and specific, state-based resources for those who suspect that an incident of human trafficking has occurred or who simply wish to learn more about the issue.

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Disability Advocates

Ohio Legal Rights Service
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Rights Ohio is a non-profit corporation with a mission to advocate for the human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio.

The Arc of Ohio
Keywords: Advocacy

The mission of The Arc of Ohio is to advocate for human rights, personal dignity and community participation of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, through legislative and social action, information and education, local chapter support and family involvement.

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Self-Advocates

Ohio Legal Rights Service
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Rights Ohio is a non-profit corporation with a mission to advocate for the human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio.

The Arc of Ohio
Keywords: Advocacy

The mission of The Arc of Ohio is to advocate for human rights, personal dignity and community participation of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, through legislative and social action, information and education, local chapter support and family involvement.

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