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Autism, Advocates and Law Enforcement Professionals Recognizing and Reducing Risk Situations for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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ISBN-10: 1853029807

ISBN-13: 9781853029806

Edition: 2002

Authors: Dennis Debbaudt

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 5/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Acknowledgments
The Law Enforcement Perspective
Introduction
Autism Recognition and Response
What is autism?
Recognition
Response
Offender trends, arrest, required legal statements and incarceration
Lost and wandering
First response awareness programs
Interview and Interrogation of Persons with Autism
Misleading indications of guilt
Possible traps when interrogating a person with autism
Tips for the interviewer/interrogator
Victims with Austism
Perfect victims
Identifying situations of abuse
Investigating allegations of abuse
Interviewing the victim/witness
What law enforcers can do for victims
Law Enforcement Training Programs
Conclusion
The Citizen's Perspective
Introduction
Safety at Home and in the Community
Elopement
Emergency response systems--911
Victim and Law Enforcement Awareness for Persons with Autism
Bullying and restraint in schools
Restraint
Law enforcement recognition and response
Travel safety tips
Avoiding victimization
Advocacy for Offenders with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism awareness in the criminal justice system
Court proceedings
Sentencing
Collaborative Autism Awareness Campaigns
Community policing
The role of a national advocacy organization
Grass-roots campaigns
Recognition and response handout
Community agency collaborations
Autism-specific awareness
Conclusion
Resources
References
Index