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Autism ALERT, Inc. For Caregivers


Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)

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There are many things that parents and other caregivers can do to keep their loved ones with autism safe. This training session also emphasizes the role of first responders and what caregivers can do to prepare their family members for emergencies and make these unforeseen interactions more successful. 

Topics Covered:

•Risks caregivers should be aware of, including wandering

•Preparing for an emergency ahead of time

•Safety tools such as child info sheets, occupant with autism decals, 911 premise alerts, etc.

•Home security and tracking systems

•Search and rescue protocol

•Meeting and partnering with your first responders

•Working with the schools

•Success in the community


Learner Objectives:

•Provide caregivers with a set of tools they can use to help keep their loved one safe, both within their home and in the community

•Enable caregivers to communicate with local police, fire, and EMS to discuss the individual's specific needs

•Help caregivers to prepare for unforeseen emergencies to ensure the best outcome

•Learn how to work with schools, the workplace, and/or the place of residence to put an emergency plan in place for the individual with autism

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When & Where

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Training and Education Facility
39395 Pine St
Pearl River, LA 70452

Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)

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Our Mission is to provide the individualized services, information, resources and support needed to positively enhance the independence, productivity and inclusion of individuals with autism to soar beyond limits. 


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