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Saturday, October 22, 2022

Training Videos for First Responders

In The Politics of Autism, I discuss interactions between first responders and autistic people

In Rhode Island, the Autism Project (TAP) created short videos to educate police, fire, EMS, and state troopers about interactions with autistic people and their families during stressful or routine encounters.

From the YouTube page:

This project is supported by Grant No. 2020-J1-BX-0013 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, The National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this video are those of the participants and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Here is the trailer: