We are so grateful for the recent media coverage of our autism training program for emergency responders!
WSB Channel 2 Action News
Channel 2’s Dave Huddleston reports – Spirit of Autism (Debi Taylor and Austin Harris) provide autism training for Sandy Springs Police and Fire Rescue Departments. *Footage courtesy of WSB, Channel 2 <view it online here>
WABE Public Broadcasting Atlanta
The local organization Spirit of Autism works with and trains public safety officers on how to recognize and interact with people who have autism spectrum disorder.
Spirit of Autism’s Debi Taylor and Austin Harris joined “Closer Look” to discuss the issue and more. <view it online here>
LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE, courtesy of WABE
WABE.org Public Broadcasting Atlanta
Sandy Springs Officers Receive Training From Spirit Of Autism
Police and fire rescue officers in Sandy Springs are learning how to communicate with people with autism spectrum disorder. <view it online here>
Police, firefighters get autism awareness training <view it online here>
Sandy Springs Patch
Sandy Springs First Responders Undergo Autism Awareness Training
Autism Daily Newscast
First responders attend autism awareness training
The training helped first responders and public safety officers properly identify individuals with autism spectrum disorder, and how to deal with them accordingly. Participants were given continuing education credits for attending the class. <view it online here>