Understanding Autism

Saturday, November 8, 2014
9 am – 1 pm
Registration $10 (includes lunch)

LeMay America’s Car Museum
Tacoma, WA

This is a half day information session and general member’s meeting for the Autism Society of Washington. We encourage all past, present and future ASW members to attend as well as any individuals or family members affected by autism spectrum disorders.

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Safe and Sound
First Responder Training
September 8-12, 2014

First Responder training held in King County, Spokane and Vancouver. 

Thank you Sergeant Jimmy Donohoe and Captain William Cannata, Jr, for our first series of trainings for first responders and for family and community members!

Sergeant Jimmy Donohoe is the creator of the Take Me Home program and Captain William Cannata, Jr., Retired, has been a member of the fire service for more than 30 years, and is the Program Director of the Autism and Law Enforcement Education Coalition formed in 2003. He is also the parent of a child with an autism spectrum disorder.

The consensus from participants in all three locations was we need more of these. We plan to do just that! At least one agency has plans to implement the Take Me Home database and bring these two back for more training.

If you would like to be part of this program, please contact us and get involved.



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