By Dennis Debbaudt
The following is material available about this subject:
Developed in 1999, this is the first and only curriculum developed by a
law enforcement autism that solely addresses autism. This document is a
model and cited resource for the law enforcement community.
*Copies of training available to requesting law enforcement agencies only.
Featuring Dennis Debbaudt's book, Autism, Advocates and Law Enforcement Professionals: Recognizing and Reducing Risk Situations for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London-Philadelphia, 2002.
ASNC Bookstore is also the exclusive distributor for the ASA award-winning Autism Awareness for Law Enforcement and Community Service Personnel (1998) video by Judy Swift. Dennis Debbaudt was on the development team, is on camera host and narrator for this project.
Also available: Avoiding Unfortunate Situations--the original booklet by Dennis Debbaudt, 1994.
505 Oberlin Road, Suite 230,
Raleigh NC 27605-1345
Contact Nancy Huber at (919) 743-0204 FAX (919) 743-0208
A community policing project of the Eugene, Oregon Police Department.
Phone: (541) 682-5137
Highly recommended video & curriculum. This is an excellent resource for
investigators who will interview witnesses and victims with
Please e-mail Dennis Debbaudt for further information about obtaining this curriculum and video.
Developed by the Collin County Texas Chapter of the Autism Society of America.
South Carolina Autism Society has developed curriculum and video geared toward emergency responders, fire, EMS & police Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Laminated American Sign Language (ASL), Picture and Phrase Cards For Law Enforcement/Emergency Situations.
Law enforcers can carry this ring of cards in patrol cards for better communication with those with developmental, cognitive delays or hearing and language impairments. Can be modified for particular applications.
6526 Darlington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Fax 412-521-8556 http://www.kidaccess.com/
Bright Red with Yellow Background, 3x5 inches
Reads: EMERGENCY ALERT... Occupant With Autism... may not respond to verbal command (English only)
Available from The Autism Society of Illinois: www.autismillinois.org
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