First Responders

First Responder training dates and locations in 2023:

  • March 23rd – Center for Disabilities Studies at the University of Delaware
  • June 29th – Milford Wellness Village
  • September 8th – Ocean View Police Department

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 lecture, interactive learning and video-based scenarios for law enforcement and first responders.

Chuck Sawchenko

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:

Katie Booz

Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism


Interested in hosting a training for your department? Please use the button on the image below to submit a First Responder training request for your agency or department.