First Responders Improving Interactions for People with AutismApril 4, 2018 |
by Leischen Stelter
First responders areare increasingly likely to respond to an incident involving a person with autism. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the fastest-growing developmental disability affecting about 1 in 68 children in the United States. On a global scale approximately 1 percent of the world population has ASD.
How can first responders adapt their response when interacting with someone with autism?