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Law Enforcement - First Responder

Amplifying Voices of Inmates with Disabilities Prison Project (AVID Prison Project)
Keywords: Prison, Inmates

This website is a conglomeration of blogs written by inmates with disabilities.

Autism Awareness Training
Keywords: First Responders, Law Enforcement, 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.

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Legal Professionals

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

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of South Carolina.

Resource Guide for Investigating and Prosecuting Cases Involving Child Victims with Disabilities
Keywords: Attorneys, Lawyers, Police officers, Law enforcement, Children, Juveniles

The Children’s Law Center prepared this resource guide for lawyers, law enforcement officers, child protection workers, children’s advocacy center workers, and others involved in the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases in which the victims have disabilities.

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Victim Advocates

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

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of South Carolina.

Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.
Keywords: Advocacy

The vision of South Carolina's P&A is that all "individuals with disabilities will be fully integrated into the community with control over their own lives; be free from abuse, neglect and exploitation; and have equal access to services."

The Arc of South Carolina
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

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Disability Advocates

Effective Solutions to South Carolina’s Juvenile Justice Crisis: Safety, Rehabilitation, and Fiscal Responsibility
Keywords:  Juvenile; Delinquency; Fiscal Responsibility  

This report is a call to action to address the long-standing problems in how we treat juveniles charged with crimes and to set South Carolina on a path towards building a model juvenile justice system—a system that reduces crime by rehabilitating youth accused of crimes, keeps youth and juvenile justice staff safe, and more efficiently spends taxpayer money. 

Offender Advocate Program
Keywords: Advocacy

South Carolina's P&A "protects and advances the legal rights of people with disabilities."

Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.
Keywords: Advocacy

The vision of South Carolina's P&A is that all "individuals with disabilities will be fully integrated into the community with control over their own lives; be free from abuse, neglect and exploitation; and have equal access to services."

The Arc of South Carolina
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

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Self-Advocates

Offender Advocate Program
Keywords: Advocacy

South Carolina's P&A "protects and advances the legal rights of people with disabilities."

Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.
Keywords: Advocacy

The vision of South Carolina's P&A is that all "individuals with disabilities will be fully integrated into the community with control over their own lives; be free from abuse, neglect and exploitation; and have equal access to services."

The Arc of South Carolina
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

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