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Missing Children on the Autism Spectrum: The Do's & Don'ts of Response & Interaction

Event Dates
All times are Eastern Time unless noted otherwise.
Location
Online

This webinar will provide a basic overview of autism and how it relates to wandering/elopement behaviors. Attendees will learn the reasons behind wandering, how to respond when a child with autism is missing, and the do's and don'ts of searching for -- and interacting with -- this population.

Upon completion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe autism, its characteristics, and unique safety risks
  • Explain and identify the "Whys of Wandering" among the autism population
  • Demonstrate the "Do's & Don'ts" of effective searching & interaction

Event Type
Webinar
Sponsor(s)
OJJDP
Contact
Jeanette Leitner
Phone number
Date Created: April 1, 2020