Our Programs

What we do

These are a few examples of our program and how it impacts communities around the country.

Autism Community

We work closely with governmental and nonprofit organizations to provide safety training to children, teens, and adults with autism. We have developed training to assist autistic children and adults with how to:

  • Safely disclose their disability to a first responder.
  • Avoid becoming a victim of a crime.


Furthermore, we provide training to assist family members and caregiver with strategies to:

  • Minimize elopement, wandering, and bolting issues in children and less-independent adults with autism.
  • Safely share important safety information with 911 Centers, first responders, and other community service providers.

First Responders

We have trained over twelve thousand first responders across the country how to recognize, respond and manage risks involving individuals with autism. Our first responder training includes the following:

  • What is autism and how it affects individuals.
  • How to recognize possible signs of autism.
  • How to develop alternative ways of identifying autism.
  • The most frequent calls for service involving autistic children and adults.
  • How to navigate the challenges of interviewing a person with autism.
  • Methods of reducing stress and anxiety in people with autism (de-escalation strategies).
  • Understand the types of crimes people with autism are more likely to become victims.
  • How to respond and manage missing person calls involving children or adults with autism.
  • Useful strategies for rendering medical care to autistic children and adults.
  • Understand the challenge of rescuing autistic individuals from a hazardous scene.
  • Is there an appropriate time to initiate an involuntary mental health examination (commitment) of someone with autism?

Medical Personnel

The training we have developed for medical personnel provides a greater awareness of the unique needs and challenges of children and adults with autism while attempting to provide them medical care. This training will address the following:

  • What is autism and how it affects individuals.
  • How to recognize possible signs of autism.
  • How restricted behaviors, communication deficits, and sensory stimuli can greatly impact the delivery of patient care.
  • The necessity of creating a medical questionnaire developed specifically for autistic patients. 
  • The importance of family and caregiver participation for assessing treatment, providing care, and determining the best course of action.
  • Strategies for reducing anxiety and stress in patients with autism before, during, and after the examination process and throughout the entire term of care. 
  • Preliminary research suggesting some of the more common acute illnesses that affect individuals with autism.
  • Challenge of assessing levels of pain in some patients with autism.
Who We Are

Our mission is to enhance safety and understanding for those with autism by educating public safety and community service professionals on their unique needs.

Become an Advocate

Whether you are a first responder, teacher, nurse, parent of a child with autism, or you have been diagnosed with autism, you have the power to advocate for individuals on the autism spectrum.

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We’d love to hear from you. No matter if you just have a simple question regarding autism or you would like to book us for an event. Please visit our contact page and reach to us!
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