Bring BE SAFE to Your Community!

Bridge the divide. Build mutual understanding. Check out our recent events that shows how BE SAFE brings police and the special needs community together to learn from one another.

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Selected Upcoming Events:

August 17-18, Phoenix AZ

We’re back for our second BE SAFE Certificate Course Interactive Movie Screening in less than a year. Building on our very successful November trainings and expanding capacity to bridge the gap! More info at http://phxautism.org/our-programs/be-safe-training/ or contact Katie Wride at 480–940-1093.

November 12-15 Houston TX

World Autism Organization International Congress 2018
Presentation on Interacting Safely with Police
Registration at http://worldautismorganisation.com/category/events-2/

April 11 2019, Location TBA

A full day conference with Emily and Tom Iland discussing BE SAFE and Come to Life. Details to follow.

 Recent Events:

 January 27, 2018 Sam’s Café, North Hills, CA
Festival Educacional Sponsored by North Los Angeles County Regional Center

Keep Your Loved one SAFE!
How can you help keep your loved one safe when they are in out the community? This presentation identified essential safety information that everyone needs to know. We also suggested ways to teach safety skills to people of all abilities.

¡Ayudar a tu ser querido ESTAR A SALVO! en español, Presentation in Spanish
¿Cómo puedes ayudar a tu ser querido estar a salvo en la comunidad? Esta presentación brindó información esencial que todos necesitamos saber. Sugerimos como enseñar habilidades de seguridad a personas de diversas capacidades.

January 30, 2018
Full-day Guided Tour of Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder sponsored by
ESC 4, Houston Texas

Do you have students with autism who demonstrate strong decoding skills but do not understand what they are reading? This presentation teaches practical strategies for improving the reading comprehension of students with autism. The book, Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with ASD, is provided.

March 24, 2018 Chatsworth CA  Experience Autism® and BE SAFE Interactive Movie Screening

First we trained eleven LAPD officers about autism and related disabilities with Experience Autism® simulations.

Then dozens of local youth arrived to get to know officers and learn critical safety skills with a BE SAFE interactive movie screen. Hosted by Fantastic Friends San Fernando Valley, Farmers Insurance and Regency Lighting.

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Read more at Experience Autism

April 12-13, Albuquerque NM

Imagine Autism Conference Embracing Change – Transitions through the Lifespan

We were honored to present the closing keynote address and a breakout session highlighting safety in police encounters. Hosted by the University of New Mexico Center for Development and Disability.

April 16, Los Angeles CA.

19th Annual Housing Rights Summit: “50 Year Fight for Equality” at the California Endowment. Panel presentation, discussing safe interactions with police.

May 2, 2018
Full-day Guided Tour of Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder sponsored by ESC 19, El Paso Texas

May 7, Alhambra CA.

Your Changing Family. Addressing the Challenges as Your Child Grows. This training in Spanish focuses on five different types of behavior and ways to address it.  A specialist from the Regional Center will also explain how to get more help for challenging behavior.

7 de mayo, Alhambra CA.

Su familia cambiante: Abordar los desafíos a medida que su hijo crece. Esta capacitación en español se centra en cinco tipos diferentes de comportamiento y formas de abordarlo. Una especialista del Centro Regional también explicará cómo obtener más ayuda para el comportamiento desafiante.

May 14, Los Angeles CA.

Purpose and Passion Journey to Adulthood Conference at the California Endowment in Los Angeles. Presentation with Tom Iland on transition.

May 18, Los Angeles, CA

Advance LA Conference, Thriving Through Transitions. Panel Discussion “Our Stories, Strengths in Differences” at American Jewish University.

June 11-15, Omaha NE

We are thrilled to bring Experience Autism®, a BE SAFE Certificate Course, and a BE SAFE Interactive Movie Screening to Omaha! Thanks to Autism Action Partnership for coordinating this wonderful week of safety events. More information at Experience Autism

June 21, 2018
Full-day Guided Tour of Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder sponsored by
ESC 9, Wichita Falls, Texas

Do you have students with autism who demonstrate strong decoding skills but do not understand what they are reading? This session teaches practical strategies for improving the reading comprehension of students with autism. The book, Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with ASD, is provided.

July 23-24, Wausau WI

Wisconsin’s 25th Annual State-Wide Institute on Best Practices in Inclusive Education-2018. BE SAFE presentation and Come to Life key note by Tom Iland

July 30-31, San Antonio TX

We loved returning to San Antonio to do a BE SAFE Certificate Course and a BE SAFE Interactive Movie Screening! We loved working with AACOG, developing a comprehensive approach to safety for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

For more information on this event, click here.

August 2-3, San Marcos TX

We appreciated the opportunity to present Come to Life and BE SAFE at the 26th Annual Texas Autism Conference.

We enjoy working with the Texas Education Agency and our friends at the Education Service Centers across Texas.