This course will provide you with effective methods of engaging with individuals who have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities during emergency response situations. Addressing various disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, Down syndrome, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, this course offers insights into recognizing signs, understanding behaviors, and employing specialized approaches for these individuals. You will learn to navigate potential communication barriers, assess situations calmly, and tactically reposition yourself to ensure a non-threatening and appropriate response, enhancing your ability to serve the diverse needs of individuals with disabilities.
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Any member may attend this course.