NAMI SC Utilizes Champion Autism Network Autism First Responder TrainingMarch 30, 2022FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact Name Becky Large
Organization Champion Autism Network
Phone Number 609-744-0099
NAMI SC Utilizes Champion Autism Network Autism First Responder Training
Surfside Beach SC, March 30, 2022: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) South Carolina utilizes Autism First Responder Training developed by Champion Autism Network and delivered by Lead With Love Training Co. Incorporated into NAMI’s 5-day training for Crisis Intervention Teams (CITs) the training and exercises provide information about how to issue spot and handle encounters with autistic individuals.
Sherri Cloud, CIT Director for NAMI South Carolina states, “I have had several officers tell me that this class has benefited them not only professionally but personally. They have learned some techniques from the field tips that have helped them. They learned some triggers and what to do and what not to do. The way that the activities are incorporated very well into the presentation and well received. NAMI is truly appreciative of the support and commitment that you have given to us and to South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers”
About National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.
Learn more at https://nami.org/home
About Autism: Autism is a general term used to describe a group of complex developmental brain disorders – Autism Spectrum Disorders. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by communication difficulties, social and behavioral challenges, and repetitive behaviors making unfamiliar environments triggers for tantrums and meltdowns. An estimated 1 in 44 children in the U.S. is on the Autism Spectrum and that number is increasing.
About Champion Autism Network: Champion Autism Network’s mission is to educate and empower communities, businesses, and organizations to create supportive and judgment-free experiences that enhance the quality of life for people living with autism. Learn more at www.championautismnetwork.com.
About Lead With Love Training Co.: Lead With Love Training Co. provides online training to businesses and organizations who want to learn how to increase opportunity by serving people with special needs. Learn more at www.leadwithlovetraining.com
Contact: Becky Large
Contact:Becky Largebecky@championautismnetwork.com, 609-744-0099
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