October 21, 2015 BE SAFE Interactive Movie Screening

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Lt. Tim Troxel of the Upper Moreland Township Police Department took the lead to bring BE SAFE to Willow Grove. “A Be Safe Interactive Movie Screening is an excellent safety program that raises awareness for everyone involved,” Troxel said. “It is unique because it educates both first responders and self-advocates with autism and intellectual disabilities, bringing them together so they …

Community Outreach

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Check out highlights of our work at the intersection of Autism, Safety & the Police! 2008 On behalf of the Autism Society of Los Angeles, Caroline Wilson and I trained nearly 2500 LAPD officers from 2006-2008, including the SWAT team, 911 operators and jail police. We are pictured here with then-president Anthony Pacheco and the Los Angeles Police Commissioners. 2011 …

JUNE 10-11 2015, Experience Autism™ Burbank, CA

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Our Experience Autism™ team trained more than 100 officers from Burbank Police Department through engaging, hands-on activities. Captain Michael Albanese stated that this training is critical to iimprove outcomes during contact with the growing population of people with ASD. Officer Sean Toth, who has a daughter on the spectrum, asked fellow officers to take the training to heart and learn ways …

JUNE 3 2015, Agora Hills, CA

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Thanks to the Conejo Valley Friendship Circle and deputies from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Lost Hills station for a great BE SAFE Interactive Screening. Participants had a great time practicing safety skills like asking for help. The Officer Simon Says activity was a big hit to practice following instructions! Nathan said a highlight was meeting the deputies. Jason says …

MAY 20 2015, Temple Grandin and Friends, CA

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Temple Grandin and Friends, Club Nokia Los Angeles. Exciting event with special guests and performances focusing on employment of people with autism. For more information and to purchase your ticket, visit: www.templegrandinandfriends.com

22 ABRIL 2015, Huntington Park, CA

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Conferencia en español y Feria de Recursos celebrando el mes de autismo, Huntington Park CA. La presentación de Emily Iland es “Nuestro Camino con el Autismo: Lo Que Hemos Aprendido.