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State Fire Officials Introduce Autism Awareness Training For First Responders

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State Fire Officials Introduce Autism Awareness Training For First Responders (2012, April 16) [379**12]

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AURORA - The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM), in partnership with the Illinois Fire Service Institute and Giant Steps, today announced a new training program for firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel to help better protect individuals with autism spectrum and related disorders. The new program, available online at no cost, helps first responders to recognize autism disorders during an emergency response and better understand techniques to communicate. The training also includes an award program, whereby Giant Steps shall provide acknowledgement to fire departments whose personnel obtain this training.

 

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Organization: Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshall
1035 Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62703-4259
 
Phone: 217-785-0969

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  • Language(s): EN-English
  • Creation Date (from issuing agency): 04 16 2012
  • Document Modification Date (from issuing agency): 04 16 2012
  • Date Accepted Into Depository: Tue, 7 Aug 2012 20:44:55 UTC
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