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Life with understanding.

Working with members of our IGNITE program, we produced a video to train first responders. The video and other materials will help keep loved ones safe.

Individuals on the autism spectrum do not always understand danger and may have trouble communicating. Not all police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel understand autism.

Working with members of our IGNITE program for young adults with autism and concerned first responders, we developed tools to help everyone stay safe. We created a curriculum for autism self-advocates and produced a new video to accompany our training for first responders.

Check out this video to see why one dad says these efforts could save lives.

Donate today to bring more training to first responders across North Carolina and keep loved ones with autism safe.