Tag: Ethan Saylor

Cops Get Schooled on Intellectual Disabilities

Police officers in Howard County, Maryland, will be receiving a new kind of training to teach them how to appropriately handle situations involving people with intellectual disabilities. In certain situations, people with intellectual disabilities, such as Down syndrome or autism, may not respond in the same manner as someone who…

Police Violence Against People With Disabilities Should Provoke More Outrage

By Michael Nam As violent and racist policing practices towards the Black community have sparked a national dialog, persons with disabilities have been pressing for that conversation to include their underrepresented communities as well. The issue came to the forefront with a recent Supreme Court ruling that granted two officers…