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How SROs can help develop socially acceptable behavior in kids–
PoliceOne Editor at Large Doug Wyllie talks with Alicia Lutman about a program that trains officers on how to help develop socially acceptable behavior in children that are sliding toward a crisis point.
How cops can better serve people who have autism–
In this video, Susan Hamre recalls a conversation with a woman giving thanks to law enforcement for focusing more on how to better serve those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Susan tells the woman’s story and its significance in continuing to address ASD within law enforcement.
More kids with autism means more police contacts with ASD subjects–
You will encounter an ASD subject at some point — likely more than once — and those individuals will have a different response to police than “the usual suspects”
Mass. police surprise boy with autism with birthday party–
Police officers from ten different agencies around Massachusetts gathered at a restaurant to celebrate a soon-to-be 12-year-old’s first real birthday party.
Okla. cop buys bike for robbery victim with autism–
A Nicoma police officer collected money from his department and a car dealership where he works a second job to purchase a new bike for a boy who had his bike stolen last week.
Autism Recognition and Response–
Giant Steps director Susan Hamre lays out what to expect when you encounter an individual with autism.
Perspectives: Joel Lashley - Responding to Persons with Autism–
PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith and Senior Officer Joel Lashley discuss the important things you need to know regarding autism. People with autism are seven or eight times more likely to make a police contact than the average person, and Lashley helps you prepare to handle such an encounter. Related Links: Visit the PoliceOne Emotionally Disturbed Persons Research Topic Relevant PoliceOne Links: Visit the Police Community Topic section Law Enforcement News PoliceGrantsHelp.com
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