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Find articles, toolkits and other resources to help you learn more about Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and the ways that they interact with our lives. All resources are based on credible research and are peer reviewed by experts in the field.
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Emergency Calls: Advice for Families from a Parent & Firefighter
It can be difficult to know how best to support firefighters during emergency calls for your loved one. No one knows that better than Captain Harold Kiesewetter of Richmond Fire Rescue in British Columbia. He is a parent of an autistic child and has been training first responders in BC on how best to support people with developmental disabilities during an emergency. In this short video, Captain Kiesewetter shares some of his experiences and offers advice on what you can do to make sure emergency situations have the best outcome possible.