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Law Enforcement - First Responder

Autism Awareness Training
Keywords: First Responders, EMT/EMS, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Training

This webpage provides information for firefighters, paramedics, EMTs, police officers and other first responders in completing the Prevent Educate autism awareness training.

Vermont Best Practices Manual: Supervision and Treatment of Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Sexual Offenders, Attorneys/Lawyers, Families/Family

This manual is intended to assist lawyers, judges, service coordinators, support staff, correctional officers, families and guardians in working with sexual offenders with developmental disabilities.

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Legal Professionals

Vermont Best Practices Manual: Supervision and Treatment of Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Sexual Offenders, Attorneys/Lawyers, Families/Family

This manual is intended to assist lawyers, judges, service coordinators, support staff, correctional officers, families and guardians in working with sexual offenders with developmental disabilities.

Mandatory Reporting - Elderly/Disabled
Keywords: Victims, Legal, Reporting

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of Vermont

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Victim Advocates

Crime Victim Services
Keywords: Victims, Victim advocates

"DRVT has specially trained staff able to help victims of a crime living with disabilities overcome unique barriers faced by people with disabilities."

Mandatory Reporting - Elderly/Disabled
Keywords: Victims, Legal, Reporting

This webpage lists the mandatory reporting laws in the state of Vermont

Vermont Protection and Advocacy, Inc.
Keywords: Advocacy, Legal

"DRVT provides information, referral and advocacy services, including legal representation when appropriate, to individuals with disabilities throughout Vermont. DRVT also advocates to promote positive systemic responses to issues affecting people with disabilities."

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Disability Advocates

Communication Support Project
Keywords: Courts, Justice system, Communication

"The Vermont Communication Support Project assist the person with a disability in communicating with the judge, court staff, attorney, or a state agency."

Vermont Best Practices Manual: Supervision and Treatment of Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Sexual Offenders, Attorneys/Lawyers, Families/Family

This manual is intended to assist lawyers, judges, service coordinators, support staff, correctional officers, families and guardians in working with sexual offenders with developmental disabilities.

Disability Rights Vermont
Keywords: Advocacy, Legal

"DRVT is dedicated to addressing problems, questions and complaints brought to it by Vermonters with disabilities. DRVT’s mission is to promote the equality, dignity, and self-determination of people with disabilities. DRVT provides information, referral and advocacy services, including legal representation when appropriate, to individuals with disabilities throughout Vermont."

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Self-Advocates

Vermont Protection and Advocacy, Inc.
Keywords: Advocacy, Legal

"DRVT provides information, referral and advocacy services, including legal representation when appropriate, to individuals with disabilities throughout Vermont. DRVT also advocates to promote positive systemic responses to issues affecting people with disabilities."

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