We have given the opportunity to hear and learned about the Autism Awareness for Emergency Responders.
A first responder is seven times more likely to come in contact with an individual with autism than the average person.
When a disaster strikes at home the most affected were those who are with a person with disability.
What is Autism?
-Early development disorder
-6 months to 3 years old
-A spectrum conditions
-1 in 68 (4 x boys)
More about how to respond with person with disabilities, especially with Autism can be watched and learn on this link: https://youtu.be/MOUtiZFVMWE
Our presenter is Sir Mark Anthony T. Padil, a graduate of BS Physical Therapy from Our Lady of Fatima University. He worked in may respected institutions working with individuals, as a Behavior Therapist or Shadow Teacher in school, center and home-based environments.
He is the founder and educator of Autism Response PH. The Autism Response PH provides First Responders with information and guidelines for recognition, response and communicating with a person with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in emergency situations.