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Autism and Safety – It’s Unpredictable

Session Dates
Sep 16, 2013  |  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type: For EMTs
Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center
Princeton North Shopping Center
1225 State Road
This educational workshop will provide information and resources regarding safety matters and emergency preparedness related to individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and those who surround them. Participants will learn important characteristics of ASD; communication and social challenges affecting safety; methods of identifying and tracking autism; environmental modifications; fire and travel safety; and other important safety issues related to those with ASD. Participants will gain an understanding of the complex challenges relating to rescue techniques surrounding ASD individuals, who are at increased risk for accidental injury and loss of life. This program will be presented by Adrienne Robertiello, Autism Educator at Children’s Specialized Hospital. This program has been made possible by the Kohl’s Kids Abilities program at Children’s Specialized Hospital through the generosity of Kohl’s Cares®.
Cost: Free
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