Part 3 - Victimization, accommodations and disability bias
Learn about victimization of people with IDD, ADA accommodations, as well as how to support victims with disabilities.
Part 3 - Victimization, accommodations, and disability bias
This course offers basic information about
- Incidence and prevalence of victimization of people with IDD;
- The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);
- Accommodations and when we need to provide them;
- Best practices for interacting with someone who uses a wheelchair, who is blind, who uses a service animal, and who is Deaf and who has a Developmental Disability; and
- How disability bias may impact interactions with victims with disabilities.
What to expect
- Self-paced video slide-based lecture format;
- The Arc of Aurora's THINK+change team as your trainers;
- 1.25 hours of content;
- Closed captioning in English; Spanish subtitles and video recorded American Sign Language interpretation;
- Multiple downloadable TOOLS; and a
- Downloadable Certificate of Completion provided via email upon the completion of the course.
Who should take this course
- Law enforcement agency personnel; and
- Victim advocacy professionals.
This training series was
hosted in 2020 and 2021 in partnership
with the Office for Victims of Crime, Department of Justice, through the Division of Criminal Justice, Colorado
Department of Public Safety on how
to best support and interact with victims with developmental disabilities. It was pre-recorded for that targeted audience, and
so you will hear us mention the
dates 2020 and 2021 during this training. Please disregard this information. We will also speak of mailing TOOLS
Communication Quick Tips and an Every Victim Matters Poster -
these mailings were specific to that audience as well. However, you do have the option to
these tangible tools
us for yourself and/or your team.
This project is supported by federal grants 2017-VA-GX-0037 and 2018-V2-GX-0050, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Department of Justice, through the Division of Criminal Justice, Colorado Department of Public Safety.
THINK+change offers solutions-focused training and education that change knowledge, attitude, and behavior to ultimately improve the quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). THINK+change is a training and education program of The Arc of Aurora which was incorporated in 1975 as an advocacy organization for people with IDD. Since the inception of THINK+change in 2017, the education program has been a trailblazer in disability education and has trained and brought together thousands of people with IDD, their families, and the professionals in their lives who want to keep up with trends and developments in the disability field and grow professionally. All people with disabilities deserve respect and deserve better.