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Police Response to People with Disabilities

This 8-part video series was designed for use in roll-call training and addresses law enforcement situations involving people who have mobility disabilities, mental illnesses, mental retardation, epilepsy or seizure disorders, speech disabilities, deafness or hard of hearing, and blindness or low vision. The eight segments range from 5 ½ to 10 ½ minutes in length. (2006)

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Posted by: shannongrace22 on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 11:44 p.m.

Great job covering many impairments. The videos were set up in easy to read format. A helpful addition to the movie selection would be one on Alzheimer's disease, for this is a growing problem with law enforcement.

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"Advancing employment opportunities and expectations for people with disabilities strengthens not only America's economy, but our moral fiber. It creates a more inclusive America, one where every person is recognized for his or her accomplishments — and that should be our goal not just on Labor Day but every day."

Assistant Secretary Kathy Martinez, Office of Disability Employment Policy, September 7, 2009