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Autism Safety 101

Oct. 21, 2024
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition:  Free
ILEAS Training Center
1701 East Main St.
Urbana, IL 61802
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This course is pending certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.


This course will provide law enforcement personnel with a basic understanding of autism and how individuals with autism behave, communicate, and react in various situations.  Furthermore, it will address high-risk and crisis incidents, and provide tips and effective strategies to defuse and de-escalate potentially volatile situations.  Additionally, it will address how to conduct interviews involving victims, witnesses and suspects who have autism.


  • Typical law enforcement contacts
  • Crisis intervention techniques
  • Interview techniques
  • Missing persons
  • Arrest and restraint
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Tools of disclosure
  • Available resources


Bart Barta

Bart Barta, Police Commander (Ret.)
Autism Safety 101, Inc. Read more


Please register for this course by October 7.