Police Readiness TOOLS

Have you ever worried about what might happen if you or someone you know with an intellectual or developmental disability gets approached by the police out in the community? Or, what if you need to call them out to your home? THINK+change has TOOLS to help!

Community Quick Card: A printable card to help people with communication barriers tell the police and community members about their needs, emergency information, and more.

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Inclusive 911 Dispatch Checklist: Help 911 dispatchers be able to prepare police and first responders to be able to help a person with IDD in your home. This checklist walks you through the vital information they need to know as well as resources for setting up notes with your local dispatch in advance.

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Preparation is key in being able to navigate safely through an emergency or crisis response. Download these TOOLS today to help you and your loved ones be ready for a police interaction!

These TOOLS were made possible through support from Autism Society of CO, Colorado District Attorney’s Council, Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council, Developmental Pathways, and The Arc of Aurora