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Improving Community Safety Together, Part 2: Autism-Specific Advice for First Response Situations presented by Bram Hornstein, Retired Firefighter and Father of a Young Man with Autism on Friday, March 26, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

REGISTER NOW! Free 2 CEUs for LSW/LPSW & LPC/LCPC

Objectives:

-Present the audience a description and understanding of autism

-Teach them how to recognize autistic traits and characteristics

-Give tools that will help them communicate with the individual with autism

-Explain how to reduce or eliminate dangerous behaviors

-Educate the listeners how to best restrain the individual if they are unable to control the patient

 Bio: Bram Hornstein is the father of a 25 year old man with autism and epilepsy.  Bram recently retired as a firefighter/paramedic/engineer for the Village of Palatine after twenty two years.  He also is the co-founder of a charitable organization, The BHARE Foundation, which helps fund autism research.  Bram has a B.S. in Biology from NIU.  He currently teaches CPR classes and First Responder Autism Training.