Dennis Debbaudt is the leading global voice on autism training for law enforcement and emergency responders.
Dennis Debbaudt was first to address the interactions between law enforcement and people with autism in his 1994 report Avoiding Unfortunate Situations. He has since authored a full length book, nearly 40 reports, book chapters and produced innovative and acclaimed training videos for law enforcement and first responders such as paramedics, fire rescue, police, and hospital staff who may respond to an autism emergency. Dennis has written for the FBI's Law Enforcement Bulletin, the International Association of Chiefs of Police and is a cited resource for the Department of Homeland Security. He has developed training and consulted to the NYPD and Chicago Police Department. Since 1995, he has presented his multi-media training at the invitation of the Illinois Attorney General, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's Team ADAM, Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police conference, Fire Safety Educators of the Rockies Conference, Project Lifesaver International, Houston, Cincinnati, Toledo and New Hampshire training academies and in training rooms throughout North America and in Australia, New Zealand, Iceland and the United Kingdom.Dennis Debbaudt continues these efforts to help the global autism community through his books, speaking engagements, videos, publications, and autism training presentations.
The parent of a young man with autism, Dennis Debbaudt is known for his humor, insight and is one of most sought after speakers in the autism community. Check out the rest, then get the best to share his experience, knowledge, and passion at your conference or training session!
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IEP - Individualized Education Plan (PDF)
Building Life Skills for Persons with Autism (PDF)
Juvenile Justice Professionals Briefing (PDF)
Law Enforcement, First Response and Criminal Justice Professionals (PDF)
Autism Advocacy Organizations (PDF)
Media & Advertising (PDF)
Disaster Preparedness (PDF)
Autism & the Criminal Justice System (PDF)
Autism & Using a Public Restroom (PDF)
Autism & Airport Travel Safety Tips
Plan Your Response for an Autism Emergency! (PDF)
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Autism Emergency Contact Form (PDF)
Are You Prepared for an Autism Emergency? (PDF)
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