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Webinar on emergency prep and safety planning for those with autism and other developmental disabilities on April 2nd

Blog Post created by laurenbackstrom Employee on Apr 1, 2013

Autism Now
In celebration of Autism Awareness month, the Autism NOW Center will be offering a webinars on April 2nd. The National Autism Resource & Information Center works year round to promote awareness and educate the public about key issues that affect individuals with autism and their families. 

"Preparing for Fires and Other Emergencies" will be taking place on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM EST.

This webinar will bring together experts from organizations that focus on emergency preparedness and safety planning for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Speakers from the National Fire Protection Association and Autism ALERT will provide an overview of their work and share useful information, tools and resources for individuals and families. Topics covered will include fire safety, trainings for first responders and caregivers, search and rescue protocols, safety plans and more! NFPA's own Lisa Braxton will join Chris Lacy from Autism ALERT, Inc. as speakers. 

Reserve your seat now at: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/r40ycc2plntv.

Take a look at some of NFPA's other resources and educational materials for working with those with Autism.  

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