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BE SAFE Interactive Screening about Law Enforcement Safety for Young Adults with Autism

Culver City - United StatesAug-20-201412:00 pm

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 sosborne.asis@gmail.com. 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.

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Fit 4 Fall 5K Run/Walk

St. Joseph, MI - United StatesOct-04-201408:30 am

The Fit 4 Fall 5K Run/Walk raises funds to support the Sonya Ansari Center for Autism in Southwest Michigan, Hospice at Home, and the Wounded Warrior Project. The race takes runners and walkers through Riverview Park’s scenic trails and wooded terrain. Chip timing will be used to determine winners for age divisions, and medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each age group. Pre-registration is encouraged at www.fit4fall5k.com, as the first 500 registrants will receive Fit 4 Fall 5K shirts and goody bags.

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9th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism

Westlake Village, CA - United StatesOct-19-201405:00 pm

ACT Today!'s 9th Annual Denim & Diamonds presented by Puritas Organic Gold will feature some of Hollywood's hottest stars on the red carpet, cocktail reception, live entertainment, silent & live auctions, seated dinner program, and a special tribute to actress Holly Robinson Peete, retired NFL champion Rodney Peete, actor Nolan Gold ("Modern Family") and singer/songwriter Sophie Rose. Proceeds from this event will provide immediate and direct access to care and treatment to children with autism whose families cannot afford the necessary tools their children need to reach their highest potential, including therapy, medical care, and more. Join us on Facebook.com/denimanddiamonds4autism

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