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Law Enforcement, First Responders, and Corrections

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 and Other Developmental Disabilities: Sensory and Behavior Challenges for Law Enforcement
Keywords: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Police Officers/Law Enforcement

This PowerPoint, created by Diana Stadden of The Arc of Washington State, is intended for law enforcement officers. This presentation describes sensory and behavior challenges that an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities may experience when coming in contact with the police.

Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) Suggested Course Materials
Keywords: Crisis intervention teams (CIT), Curriculum, Training

These community resources are intended to be used as a curriculum for better educating and training Crisis Intervention Teams

Cruel But Not Unusual: Solitary Confinement in WA Jails
Keywords: Solitary Confinement, Jail

This report describes the harmful effects of solitary confinement on people with disabilities, provides an overview of the disproportionate and discriminatory placement of people with disabilities in solitary confinement in Washington’s county jails, and identifies best practices and recommendations for reform.

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Legal Professionals

Disability Rights Justice Advocacy
Keywords: Advocacy

This is Disability Rights Washington's dedicated webpage for justice advocacy for people with I/DD.

Disability Rights Washington’s AVID Prison Project
Keywords: Suspect/offenders, prison, advocacy, legal 

This is Disability Rights Washington's dedicated webpage for justice advocacy for people with I/DD.

Ensuring Equal Access for People with Disabilities: A Guide for Washington Courts
Keywords: Courts, Legal

This guide focuses on detailing the accommodations that courts have to make for people with disabilities

Stopping the Revolving Door of the Justice System: Ten Principles for Sentencing Other Disposition of People with a FASD
Keywords: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), Justice system, Legal

This document, written by Anthony P. Wartnik, discusses the sentencing and disposition of individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) who become involved in the criminal justice system.

Supporting People with Disabilities: Advocacy Strategies for Legal Advocates
Keywords: Legal, Attorneys/lawyers, Sexual abuse

"This pamphlet is designed for legal advocates working with people who have a disability(s) and have experienced sexual assault, to provide you with helpful advocacy strategies"

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Victim Advocates

Disability Rights Justice Advocacy
Keywords: Advocacy

This is Disability Rights Washington's dedicated webpage for justice advocacy for people with I/DD.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Information for People with Disabilities
Keywords: Victim advocates, Abuse, Sexual abuse

This brochure provides information about domestic violence, sexual assault and identifying signs of abuse of people with disabilities. Includes a list of local Ferry County emergency and help services.

Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims with Disabilities
Keywords: Safety, Self-advocacy, Victim advocacy, Victims

Created by the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic violence, this document provides a model protocol for increasing safety planning and self-determination for people with disabilities

Supporting People with Disabilities: Advocacy Strategies for Legal Advocates
Keywords: Legal, Attorneys/lawyers, Sexual abuse

"This pamphlet is designed for legal advocates working with people who have a disability(s) and have experienced sexual assault, to provide you with helpful advocacy strategies"

Your Guide to Community Protection In Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Community, Sexual offenders, Offenders

This guide discusses a Community Protection Program for individuals with disabilities who have committed a sexual offense

Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council
Keywords: Advocacy

"The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council holds that individuals with developmental disabilities, including those with the most severe disabilities, have the right to achieve independence, productivity, integration and inclusion into the community."

Disability Rights Washington
Keywords: Advocacy

"Disability Rights Washington (DRW) is a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide. Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities. We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights."

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Disability Advocates

Disability Rights Justice Advocacy
Keywords: Advocacy

This is Disability Rights Washington's dedicated webpage for justice advocacy for people with I/DD.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Information for People with Disabilities
Keywords: Victim advocates, Abuse, Sexual abuse

This brochure provides information about domestic violence, sexual assault and identifying signs of abuse of people with disabilities. Includes a list of local Ferry County emergency and help services.

Your Guide to Community Protection In Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Community, Sexual offenders, Offenders

This guide discusses a Community Protection Program for individuals with disabilities who have committed a sexual offense

Youth with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Incarceration
Keywords: Juvenile justice, Juveniles, Incarceration, Jail, Prison

This PowerPoint discusses juveniles with intellectual and developmental disabilities who become incarcerated.

The Arc of Washington
Keywords: Advocacy, The Arc

"The Arc of Washington State’s mission is to advocate for the rights and full participation of all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Along with our 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."

Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council
Keywords: Advocacy

"The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council holds that individuals with developmental disabilities, including those with the most severe disabilities, have the right to achieve independence, productivity, integration and inclusion into the community."

Disability Rights Washington
Keywords: Advocacy

"Disability Rights Washington (DRW) is a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide. Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities. We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights."

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Self-Advocates

Disability Rights Justice Advocacy
Keywords: Advocacy

This is Disability Rights Washington's dedicated webpage for justice advocacy for people with I/DD.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Information for People with Disabilities
Keywords: Victim advocates, Abuse, Sexual abuse

This brochure provides information about domestic violence, sexual assault and identifying signs of abuse of people with disabilities. Includes a list of local Ferry County emergency and help services.

Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims with Disabilities
Keywords: Safety, Self-advocacy, Victim advocacy, Victims

Created by the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic violence, this document provides a model protocol for increasing safety planning and self-determination for people with disabilities

Your Guide to Community Protection In Developmental Disabilities
Keywords: Community, Sexual offenders, Offenders

This guide discusses a Community Protection Program for individuals with disabilities who have committed a sexual offense

Youth with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Incarceration
Keywords: Juvenile justice, Juveniles, Incarceration, Jail, Prison

This PowerPoint discusses juveniles with intellectual and developmental disabilities who become incarcerated.

Speak Up- A Guide to Self Advocacy
Keywords: Self-advocacy, Advocacy

"The project offers presentations and workshops for beginners and seasoned advocates, as well as technical assistance to advocacy groups and individuals interested in writing letters, learning about specific issues and hosting legislative receptions or “coffees.”"

The Arc of Washington
Keywords: Advocacy, The Arc

"The Arc of Washington State’s mission is to advocate for the rights and full participation of all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Along with our 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."

Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council
Keywords: Advocacy

"The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council holds that individuals with developmental disabilities, including those with the most severe disabilities, have the right to achieve independence, productivity, integration and inclusion into the community."

Disability Rights Washington
Keywords: Advocacy

"Disability Rights Washington (DRW) is a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide. Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities. We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights."

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