Training for First Responders
Since November 2022, over 100 Delaware first responders from more than 40 Delaware agencies and departments have participated in DNEA’s first responder training. Participants learn about autism and other developmental disabilities from a law enforcement and family perspective through the use of lectures, interactive learning, and video-based scenarios.
We welcome individual departments and agencies to request our training during their training academies and scheduled in-services. Please reach out to us with your request!
Learn about autism and other developmental disabilities from a law enforcement and family perspective. This training will focus on de-escalation strategies and will be conducted through lectures, interactive learning, and video-based scenarios for law enforcement and first responders.
Coming in 2024! Mock Driving Traffic Stop Program
A program for autistic drivers and passengers that provides driving resources and the opportunity to take part in a practice traffic stop.
Check back for more information about this upcoming program.
Presented by Retired Lieutenant Chuck Sawchenko, this specialized 3-hour training for law enforcement officers and first responders – primarily focuses on those with patrol responsibilities.
For questions, further information contact:
Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism