Office for People With Developmental Disabilities

Autism Information for First Responders

Type: pdf
Author: DPES
Year of Publishing: 2012

The chances are very good that you will respond to an emergency situation involving someone with an ASD. As you prepare to meet the needs of your community residents, it will be essential to understand what autism is, recognize what is really happening in a situation involving someone with an ASD, and understand how to modify response techniques to avoid unfortunate and unnecessary outcomes.