SpiritOfAutism_100615We 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>



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 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>

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Police, firefighters get autism awareness training <view it online here>


Sandy Springs Patch

Sandy Springs First Responders Undergo Autism Awareness Training

The training outlines best practices for effective communication when helping residents with sensory processing issues during an emergency. <view it online here>

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>