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Law Enforcement - First Responder

Crisis Intervention Services
Keywords: Crisis intervention team (CIT), contacts

This webpage provides contact information for Crisis Intervention Services for both adults and children in Deschutes County

Practice Standards and Guidelines for the Evaluation, Treatment and Management of Sex Offenders with Intellectual and Other Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Sexual offenders, Sexual abuse, Offenders

This guide outlines the Oregon practice standards for the evaluation, treatment and management of sex offenders with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.

Safety Zone Cops Talk
Keywords: Curriculum, Police officers/law enforcement, Safety, Self-advocates

This program provides classes taught by law enforcement officers to people with developmental disabilities. The curriculum includes information on personal safety and how to prevent crimes

The Disability Accommodation Registry
Keywords: Registry, Safety

This is "A voluntary registry for people with developmental, mental health, or physical disabilities who may have difficulty communicating their needs to an officer because of an acute crisis or a continuing disability."

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Legal Professionals

Practice Standards and Guidelines for the Evaluation, Treatment and Management of Sex Offenders with Intellectual and Other Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Sexual offenders, Sexual abuse, Offenders,

This guide outlines the Oregon practice standards for the evaluation, treatment and management of sex offenders with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.

I'm OK, You're..? What Lawyers Should Know about their Clients' Capacity to Make Decisions
Keywords: Attorneys/lawyers, Legal, Competency to stand trial, Courts

On this webpage, Janine Robben provides information for attorneys about client's with cognitive disabilities and their ability to make decisions

Project Ability: Demystifying Disability in Child Abuse Interviewing
Keywords: Training, Curriculum, Children, Juveniles, Communication

This training curriculum is intended to teach professionals who work with children strategies for interviewing and effectively communicating with children with disabilities.

Disability Rights Oregon
Keywords: Advocacy, disability advocates

"As Oregon’s designated Protection & Advocacy (P&A) System for 35 years, DRO has a unique role: to uphold the legal rights of people with disabilities."

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Victim Advocates

"…But I can do Something: Facts and Perspectives on the Epidemic of Abuse Against People with Disabilities"
Keywords: Abuse, Victims, Victim advocates

This PowerPoint, created by Nyla McCarthy, presents facts and information about the prevalence of abuse against people with disabilities

Information for Domestic Violence Victims with Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Advocacy, disability advocates

"The mission of the Oregon DD Coalition is to promote quality service and supports which respectfully further the rights, equality, justice, and inclusion for all Oregonians with developmental disabilities and their families."

Disability Rights Oregon
Keywords: Advocacy, disability advocates

"As Oregon’s designated Protection & Advocacy (P&A) System for 35 years, DRO has a unique role: to uphold the legal rights of people with disabilities. "

The Arc of Oregon
Keywords: The Arc, advocacy

"The Arc Oregon, together with its network of members and affiliated chapters, advocates for the rights and full community participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities."

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Disability Advocates

…But I can do Something: Facts and Perspectives on the Epidemic of Abuse Against People with Disabilities
Keywords: Abuse, Victims, Victim advocates

This PowerPoint, created by Nyla McCarthy, presents facts and information about the prevalence of abuse against people with disabilities

Crisis Intervention Services
Keywords: Crisis intervention team (CIT), Contacts

"Crisis Intervention Services respond to the crisis needs of individuals with developmental disabilities."

Safety Zone Cops Talk
Keywords: Curriculum, Police officers/law enforcement, Safety, Self-advocates

This program offers classes taught by law enforcement officers to people with developmental disabilities. The curriculum includes information on personal safety and how to prevent crimes

The Disability Accommodation Registry
Keywords: Registry, safety

This is "A voluntary registry for people with developmental, mental health, or physical disabilities who may have difficulty communicating their needs to an officer because of an acute crisis or a continuing disability."

Disability Rights Oregon
Keywords: Advocacy, disability advocates

"As Oregon’s designated Protection & Advocacy (P&A) System for 35 years, DRO has a unique role: to uphold the legal rights of people with disabilities. "

The Arc of Oregon
Keywords: The Arc, advocacy

"The Arc Oregon, together with its network of members and affiliated chapters, advocates for the rights and full community participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities."

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Self-Advocates

Safety Zone Cops Talk
Keywords: Curriculum, Police officers/law enforcement, Safety, Self-advocates

This program offers classes taught by law enforcement officers to people with developmental disabilities. The curriculum includes information on personal safety and how to prevent crimes

Disability Rights Oregon
Keywords: Advocacy, disability advocates

"As Oregon’s designated Protection & Advocacy (P&A) System for 35 years, DRO has a unique role: to uphold the legal rights of people with disabilities. "

The Arc of Oregon
Keywords: The Arc, advocacy

"The Arc Oregon, together with its network of members and affiliated chapters, advocates for the rights and full community participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities."

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