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Alzheimer's and Autism Spectrum Disorder Awareness Training Classes

Each of the training classes below specializes in addressing the following issues:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Recognizing Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Many behaviors associated with ASD
  • How to understand the behaviors
  • Public Safety issues
  • Proper and effective interactions
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Restraint and alternatives to arrest
  • Wandering, Elopement, and Search & Rescue



Alzheimer's Training addresses:
  • Recognizing signs of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Differences between Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Common behaviors associated with Alzheimer's
  • Why many of these behaviors occur
  • Techniques for dealing with the behaviors
  • The stages of Alzheimer's
  • Wandering and Search & Rescue
  • Caregiver issues
  • Available resources
  • Real life experiences of interactions
Some of the locations that have benefited from these training classes include:
Beckley, WV
San Diego, CA
Hampton, VA
Chesterfield, VA
Cincinatti, OH
Fairfax, VA
Henrico, VA
Caroline County, VA
Plano, TX
Prince William, VA
Virginia Beach, VA
Bedford, VA
Orlando, FL
James City, VA
Fredericksburg, VA
Staunton, VA
Providence, RI
Newport News, VA
Richmond, VA
Shenandoah, VA
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Nashville, TN

Newton, NJ
Greenville/Spartenburg, SC
Philadelphia, PA
Chicago, IL
Ft. Meyers, FL
Southlake, TX
Roanoke, VA
Woodberry, MN
Pinellas, FL
Sunrise, FL
VA Sheriff's Conference, Fairfax 2016
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