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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 Recent Events:

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.

Book YOUR Events today!

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Selected Upcoming Events:

April 12-13, Albuquerque NM

Imagine Autism Conference Embracing Change – Transitions through the Lifespan

Our presentations will include safe interactions with police and transition to adulthood. Hosted by the University of New Mexico Center for Development and Disability. Registration is now closed.

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. Registration information at http://www.hrc-la.org/doc.asp?id=286

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

Do you have students with autism who demonstrate strong decoding skills but do not understand what they are reading? Join this session to learn practical strategies for improving the reading comprehension of students with autism. The book, Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with ASD, is included! Session and materials costs are partially funded through state or federal grants.

Time: 8:30-4:00 Location: EPCC ASC Building A 9050 Viscount Blvd. El Paso, TX 79925 Register at www.esc19.net Event # 178239 Cost $50.00 (includes the book!) Contact person: Katherie Wellborn, Kchacon@esc19.net 915-780-5350 Click here to see the flyer

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. For ELARC families only. To register call 626.299.4643 before May 1.

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. Para familias ELARC solamente. Para registrarse llame al 626.299.4643 antes del 1 de mayo.

May 18, Los Angeles, CA

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

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 info@autismaction.org 

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. Register by June 1. Info Beloin@att.net

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/

 Early 2018

 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.

Gratis. Regístrese para este evento antes del 22 de enero, llamando al 818-778-4405 o enviando un e-mail a rsvp@nlacrc.org.

¡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 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. Session and materials costs are partially funded through state or federal grants.