Saturday, October 10, 2015

First Responder, Law Enforcement, and Caregiver Training on Autism

Reserve your calendars: 
First Responder, Law Enforcement, and Caregiver Training on Autism
Monday October 19, 2015
Taylor County Education Center
Training conducted by Autism Alert Inc. 

1. First Responder Training on Autism (including Police, EMS, 911, and Medical Staff)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

2. Additional Training on Autism for Law Enforcement
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

3. Caregiver Training on Autism
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

* Topics Covered will include: 
  • Overview of Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Interaction Guidelines (including approach, de-escalation, communication, assessment, interviewing, and transport strategies
  • Specific scenarios for first responders, fire, EMS, 911 operators, etc
  • Community Partnerships
  • Resources
  • for more information
* Training is sponsored by the Taylor County Autism Support Group, Medford Area Public School District, and other sponsors who are interested. 

** Register by contacting Director of Special Education and President of the Taylor County Autism Support Group Joseph Greget at 715-748-2316 ext 324 or emailing him at 

*** Official registration flyer and more information will be forthcoming

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