Article: Community Police Relations

NCCJD Criminal Justice Attorney Fellow Ariel Simms and Officer Sean Collins of The Arc of Pikes Peaks Disability Response Team and the Colorado Springs Police Department co-authored this article that appears in the March 2017 issue of The Police Chief magazine. The article presents a critical message to police chiefs and other law enforcement leadership all over the world, highlighting the need for a more accurate definition of “crisis” and further collaboration between the law enforcement and disability communities. Further, it addresses the importance of shifting focus in law enforcement from crisis intervention alone to an approach that also includes crisis prevention and a better understanding of disability.

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Website: Healthmeet

HealthMeet: Check Out the New Page! 

Survey: Take the 2017 FINDS Survey

Take the 2017 FINDS Survey

Website: Technology Guide for People with Disabilities

This guide contains an overview of the more popular types of disabilities and comprehensive list of apps and software programs appropriate for each. Technology Guide for People with Disabilities

Website: Operation Autism

Operation Autism directly supports U.S. military families touched by autism and autism spectrum disorders. It serves as an introduction to autism, a guide for the life journey with autism, and a ready reference for available resources, services, and support.

Website: Uneepi

Uneepi is an online dating and social media website that is catered to people on the autism spectrum. It provides various resources such as coaching to help its users with social interacting.

Website: Stages Learning for preschoolers

Resources from Stages Learning for preschoolers with autism.

Website: Stages Learning
A variety of free resources for individuals with autism from Stages Learning.

Autism and Behavioral Spectrum

Located in Missouri, Autism and Behavioral Spectrum (AB Spectrum) is a childcare center that serves children who show signs of delay or would benefit from additional attention in one or more developmental areas.

Blog: Anonymously Autistic

Anonymously Autistic is a blog written by a late diagnosed Autistic adult. Topics covered include coping with having a job and living in the real world independently.