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Law Enforcement - First Responder

Tennessee Department of IDD Law Enforcement Training (July 2015)

This video was recorded during a presentation to TBI Special Agents on July 29, 2015. Bruce Davis, PhD, Director of Behavioral and Psychological Services and Steven Sutherland, Assistant Director of Incident Management, presented the training session. You can read more about DIDD's efforts to reach out to law enforcement partners to improve outcomes for people with disabilities here. You can also view the printed materials were created and are being distributed as part of this education effort here.

Autism Awareness Training for Tennessee Firefighters, Paramedics, EMTs, Police Officers and other First Responders
Keywords: First Responders, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Police Officers, Law Enforcement

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 Tennessee.

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Victim Advocates

Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee advocates for the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities to ensure that they have an equal opportunity to be productive and respected members of our society.

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

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

The Arc of Tennessee
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc Tennessee advocates for the rights and full participation of all people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Through our family-based network of members and chapters, we support and empower individuals and families; connect and inform individuals and families; improve support and service systems; influence public policy; increase public awareness; and inspire inclusive communities.

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Disability Advocates

Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee advocates for the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities to ensure that they have an equal opportunity to be productive and respected members of our society.

Protection from Harm - Abuse Registry
Keywords: Abuse, Registry, Victims

The Abuse Registry includes names of persons involved in abusive, neglectful or exploitative acts towards vulnerable persons.

The Arc of Tennessee
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc Tennessee advocates for the rights and full participation of all people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Through our family-based network of members and chapters, we support and empower individuals and families; connect and inform individuals and families; improve support and service systems; influence public policy; increase public awareness; and inspire inclusive communities.

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Self-Advocates

Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee
Keywords: Advocacy

Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee advocates for the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities to ensure that they have an equal opportunity to be productive and respected members of our society.

The Arc of Tennessee
Keywords: Advocacy

The Arc Tennessee advocates for the rights and full participation of all people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Through our family-based network of members and chapters, we support and empower individuals and families; connect and inform individuals and families; improve support and service systems; influence public policy; increase public awareness; and inspire inclusive communities.

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