These videos, developed by ASERT, provide information for justice system professionals on how to approach and interact with individuals who have autism.
This guide explains the three main ways that counties in PA collect information for an emergency.
There are many differences between the Juvenile Justice System and the Adult Criminal Justice System. This document shows the Juvenile Justice Process in PA.
Many individuals living with autism have difficulties processing information, processing sensory input, communicating effectively, and responding in socially appropriate ways. Here are some ways to help alleviate those difficulties so that you, the offender, and the community will be S.A.F.E.R.!
Strategies for justice system professionals who assist individuals with autism in court appearances.
Information sheet that provides tips and suggestions for justice system professionals on approaching individuals with autism.
Information sheet that provides tips and suggestions for justice system professionals on communicating with individuals with autism.
Here you will find information about autistic people, tips for initial police contact, interviews and court appearances, ways that parents and carers can help, and where to find further information and training.
This page has frequently asked questions about how people with intellectual, cognitive or developmental disabilities get involved as both victims and suspects/offenders more often than individuals without disabilities.
The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) has created a list of frequently asked questions on juvenile justice.
This resource from Autism Society serves as guidance for police officers and other first responders to recognize the signs of autism and shares effective ways to approach a person with autism.
This resource from Autism Speaks provides tips and shares advice about how to interact with law enforcement.
This resource from Autism Speaks provides tips and shares advice for law enforcement officials to use when interacting with individuals with autism.