Autism Safety Day for First Responders Aug. 31 and Sept 1

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Session 1: Monday, August 31, 2015 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Session 2: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Resource Crisis Center (Entrance at Lower Level)

1200 N. Telegraph Road Building 32 East

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Please use the parking lot on Hospital Street directly across from the

Conference Center Entrance

Instructor: Sgt. Scott Schuelke (Ret. Lansing Police Department), Autism Safety Specialist, Autism Alliance of Michigan

Course Objectives:

Participants will expand their knowledge of autism and autistic behaviors, and increase their recognition skills of persons with autism. They will acquire information and tips on how to royal_serviceseffectively interact with individuals with autism, their families, and care providers. Participants will learn community outreach strategies that will increase support and safety of those with autism. Training is geared toward police, fire/rescue, and EMS.

Approved for MCOLES continuing education credits

Light refreshments served.

To Register:

Please register by going to occmha.org, click on “Training Schedule”, locate the date of training, click “add to cart” and register. Please register by Tuesday, August 25, 2015.

If you have questions, email Lyndia Deromedi at deromedil@occmha.org.

This training is sponsored by the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Learn more at https://www.occmha.org/.

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