Every month you read stories about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are hurt or killed by 1st Responders or well-meaning people, who incorrectly assess or act in a crisis situation involving people with ASD. The results of these missteps can not only be measured in lives, but dollars it will cost your organization or community for perceived negligence.
This presentation by professional speaker Jim Zalud will measure your current "pulse" of autism awareness in crisis situations, and offer instruction on measuring the body language of stress in neurotypical (normal) people and people on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The program will also tell you what to do, and not do, in a crisis situation.
At the end of this program, you will have a basic strategy of how to deal with an ASD crisis situation, and the resources available to further your depth of understanding, to help you from causing harm or inviting litigation.
Who Should Attend
Jim Zalud is a 30 year teacher of verbal, non-verbal, and body language skills. Jim has spoken to police departments, colleges, and corporations throughout the Midwest. He has completed Crisis Intervention Training, and is a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association. Jim is currentl... More info