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Computers are a part of each of our everyday lives.

Accessing a computer at home, workplace, or the library is easier than ever. resources and information to students.

 Internet safety strategies are critically important for our vulnerable population of people with developmental disabilities in order to deflect predators, protect themselves and their personal information.

Portions of this curriculum notify the student when dangerous ground is being entered into are described as:


Will teaches students how to keep safe and strong in the community by demonstrating key safety information in an easy to understand way. Topics covered:

  • With discussion and reinforcement, students will demonstrate that they will keep their personal information private online
  • Students will immediately tell someone if they receive invitations to meet an online contact in person or if they receive offensive material. Students will immediately tell someone if they receive offensive material

What to do/What to Expect

  • This module will take students through the process of reporting an assault from the initial shock of the act, turmoil of reporting it, the law enforcement and medical forensic interview, to meeting with a victim/witness advocate and going to trial.
  • The training is designed to help individuals who have been sexual assaulted to "break out of the cycle of sexual assault

Module III. Home Alone- Helping Those with a Developmental Disability
This module teaches students to learn the importance of basic steps of home safety while alone:

  • Basic steps  as of leaving a light on.
  • Locking the doors and windows..
  • When on the phone never admitting you are alone.
  • If someone is at the door, do NOT open it, tell them “NO thanks –go away”, to prevent entrance of assault
  • Keeping out of fights and problem solving techniques when angry.
  • Know when to call 911
  • If you come home and someone is in our home, what steps to take.
  • Recognizing and reporting strangers or a known assault to the proper authority.

Module IV. Appropriate Interactions/Law Enforcement
In this module a person with a disability finds a wallet, and is falsely arrested for being involved in a mugging. Goals are to teach people how to react in traumatic situation involving the police. :
  • Not to run
  • The importance of showing your identification
  • If arrested what can you expect to happen?.
  • Do you know your rights and who you should call?
  • Asking for an attorney?

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