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First Fridays Futures Planning, May 5, 2017
05/05/2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
The Arc of Northern Virginia Office
2755 Hartland Rd, Suite 200
Falls Church, VA 22043
United States of America
People with Disabilities Encounters with the Criminal Justice System, 10:00am - 12:00pm
At this panel presentation, learn more about strategies available in our community here in Northern Virginia to train law enforcement with how to interact with people with disabilities and what you can do to prevent your loved from becoming entangled in the criminal justice system.
Melissa Heifet, Interim Executive Director, The Arc of Loudoun & Administrative Director of ALLY Advocacy Center, The Arc of Loudoun
Ashley Brompton, Program Associate in Victimization & Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice & Former Criminal Justice Fellow, National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability, The Arc US
These sessions are designed to help families, siblings, and adults with disabilities interested in learning more about special needs trusts and other tools to consider when developing a plan for the future.