Saturday, September 22, 2012
FYI: Autism Awareness Event in Metro Detroit
Here is an FYI for an autism awareness event in the Metro Detroit area. The Oakland University Center for Autism Research, Education, and Support is hosting "Autism Safety Management for Families." This event will take place October 3rd from 5:30-8:30 pm in the Lake Michigan room on campus at the Oakland University Oakland Center. Presenters for this event are Sgt. Scott Schuelke (Ret.) of the Lansing Police Department and Staci Rulison, a parent and member of the Autism Alliance of Michigan. Through their combined experience, the two speakers will discuss: safety at home, on campus, and when traveling; developing and autism emergency plan; wandering; reducing victimization; 911 database alerts; sharing de-escalation techniques; and developing partnerships with law enforcement and first response agencies. If you are in the Metro Detroit area and are able to attend, please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember, space is limited so RSVP soon. Hope you are able to attend what will surely be a practical, informational event.