Anyone interested in learning about the Belleville Police Voluntary Autism Registry is invited to an information session.
DATE: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Maranatha Church, 100 College Street West, Belleville
To register, contact Alison Spry at [email protected]
GUEST SPEAKER DENNIS DEBBAUDT
Dennis Debbaudt is the proud father of Brad, a young man who has autism. A professional investigator and law enforcement trainer, Dennis has authored or co-authored 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, articles for the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin (April, 2001), and many other law enforcement and autism publications.
ABOUT THE VOLUNTARY AUTISM REGISTRY
The Voluntary Autism Registry provides police with quick access to critical information about a person with Autism. The registry contains emergency contact information, detailed physical descriptions, known routines, favourite attractions and special needs of the person with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
This information can assist p0lice officers in communicating or engaging with a person with ASD.
This event is sponsored by:
- Belleville Police Service
- Counselling Services of Belleville & District
- Family Space Quinte Inc.
- Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board
- Kerry’s Place Autism Services
For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]