BE SAFE Interactive Screening about Law Enforcement Safety for Young Adults with Autism
What would your teen or adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder do in an encounter with the police? The answer to this question is too important to be left to chance! Check out this LA Times article on Emily Iland who will be facilitating the screening: http://www.latimes.com/local/crime/la-me-0701-banks-cops-autism-20140701-column.html Bring your young adult to a free interactive screening of the BE SAFE The Movie. We will watch scenes from BE SAFE The Movie and do fun safety activities with local police or sheriffs! BE SAFE The Movie is a unique new video modeling tool that teaches individuals with ASD to interact safely with the police in situations ranging from an everyday encounter to an arrest. Individuals with disabilities who attend the interactive screening event with a parent, caregiver or staff will have a chance to win a free copy of BE SAFE The Movie. Admittance is free and donations are being accepted to cover event costs. Please go to our GO FUND ME PAGE and send what you can. http://www.gofundme.com/as02bk The event will start promptly at Noon so please arrive at least 5 minutes early. Seating is limited so please RSVP on this page to confirm your attendance. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis starting at 11:55 for anyone who has not RSVP'd in advance. For more information contact Susan Osborne at 310 569 9308 or firstname.lastname@example.org. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a drop-off event. Teens and adults with disabilities who require supervision must be accompanied and monitored by a parent or caregiver. Due to the serious nature of the subject matter, attendees must be a minimum age of 13 to attend. About the presenter Emily Iland, M.A is an award-winning author, researcher and leader in the autism field. As the mother of a young man with ASD and having personally trained thousands of law enforcement professionals, she brings experience and insight to her work, with a special focus on safety.