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Autism Training Program for First Responders

A Bilingual Resource

Summary

This training program was developed in order to assist first responders across Canada to train their teams about autism. This program includes basic information as well as strategies when intervening with an autistic person in an emergency situation.

Autism Speaks is an international advocacy organization "dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders; and working toward solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families across the spectrum and lifespan through advocacy and support." [Website]

For full text or more information

Visit www.en.asdfirstresponders.ca/

Subject(s)

This website is in English

Publication:

Autism Speaks Canada and City of Laval, Québec
Laval, Québec

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