Autism Safe Encounters Training

  • 5/22/2023 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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  • 11238 Cornell Park Dr. Blue Ash
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  • Autism Safe Encounters Training Course will teach and facilitate group discussion on early intervention public education program to show first responders, family members, and persons with Autism how safely engage during crisis. The training will include teaching participants to recognize the signs and symptoms that may suggest the person with whom they are engaging has Autism or other invisible disabilities. It will help participants to identify and empathically respond to person that may be in crisis. Additionally, the course models safe engagement with a person with Autism during a crisis and offers tips on referring the person to other appropriate professional support and services as needed. They also train individuals living with a disability, parents, and community partners to recognize the role that first responders play in keeping them safe and encourages participants to allow first responders to do so. Participants will discuss case scenarios that pose safety dilemmas and their potential solutions in community, family, and first responder, and school settings.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Describe the purpose of Autism Safe Encounters Training and the role of the role it plays in helping first responders and people with Autism to safely interact during emergencies.
    2. Identify and provide support for the challenges of Autism places on the well-being of people in the U.S.
    3. Describe the principles of safety, empathy, and privacy for both the first responder and the person receiving support.
    4. Introduce Code Autism that can assist first responders in support a person with Autism’s recovery from a sensory meltdown towards effective engagement.
    5. Explain and apply the 6 steps to Autism Safe Encounters Training Action Plan and the supports needed to reduce impact of virtual and live crisis situations.

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