May 24, 2013 4:14 PM by MELISSA CANONE (PHOTO COURTESY: MGN ONLINE)
Autism Society Acadiana, in collaboration with Lafayette City Police Department, is sponsoring a FREE autism training seminar for law enforcement officers and first responders. The presenter nationally-known speaker, Mr. Dennis Debbaudt, is an author and co-author of over 30 articles and books since 1993, including Autism, Advocates, and Law Enforcement Professionals: Recognizing and Reducing Risk Situations for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and articles for the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin (April 2001). Debbaudt Legacy Production's training video, "Autism & Law Enforcement Roll Call Briefing Video" is in use by the Department of Homeland Security and hundreds of agencies nationwide.
To register for this training or for more information, departments and agencies can contact Autism Society Acadiana, via email, Contact@AcadianaAutism.org, or by phone at 337-235-4425.
Where: Clifton Chenier Center Auditorium, Bldg. C, 220 West Willow St., Lafayette, LA 70501
When: July 18, 2013
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 noon