2018 was a great year to BE SAFE!
Selected 2018 Events:
November 28-30 Portland OR
TASH National Conference
The room was filled to capacity for our BE SAFE presentation! Thanks to everyone who attended and is actively addressing the safety of individuals with disabilities in police encounters.
November 12-15 Houston TX
World Autism Organization International Congress 2018.
Our audience let us know that BE SAFE is a global leader to promote safe interactions of individuals with disabilities to interact safely with police.
November 2-3, Hoffman Estates IL
Association of Educational Therapists 40th Annual National Conference
Linking Assessment and Intervention
We had a lively discussion about assessments for transition to adult life, including the essential need to address safety needs!
August 17-18, Phoenix AZ
Our second BE SAFE Certificate Course and Interactive Movie Screening in less than a year were very successful! We’re helping Phoenix leaders and service providers expand their capacity to meet the safety needs of individuals with ASD and related disabilities and bridge the gap with local police.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
May 18, Los Angeles, CA
Advance LA Conference, Thriving Through Transitions. Panel Discussion “Our Stories, Strengths in Differences” at American Jewish University.
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 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 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
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.
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.
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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January 30, 2018
Full-day Guided Tour of Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder sponsored byESC 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.
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.