Posted on August 21, 2015
This couldn’t have come at a better time.
The Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council, local law enforcement agencies, and the attorney general’s office have joined forces to bring much needed Crisis Intervention Team training to The First State.
CIT’s objective? To help law enforcement officers better understand the challenges that the intellectual and developmental disabilities communities face when it comes to interactions with law enforcement offers. It’s a matter of safety … for the IDD communities, of course, but also
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Posted on July 29, 2015
In “Yo Tambien”, the glossy full-length film discussed in my last blog, we see the trajectory of two loving relationships involving individuals with Down syndrome. In “A Special Outing (Parts 1 and 2)”, a homegrown documentary posted on YouTube, we get a small but helpful glimpse into the often muted conversations about the relationship needs of gay, lesbian, and bi-sexual individuals with developmental disabilities. This documentary is less than 20 minutes in length, and was written and produced by