PREMIER FIRST RESPONDER TRAINING
Autism Society of Florida
provides autism training for police officers and other first responders with training information and life saving techniques to assist in encounters with people with autism across Florida.
CONTACT US to schedule a training.
The Autism Society of Florida board of directors is comprised mainly of parents and adults with autism. We understand the issues that families face and are passionate about advocating and assisting in the creation of legislation to protect and empower people with autism. To stay up to date with the work we're doing and how you can help, join our mailing list.
The Autism Society of Florida is excited to bring the PEERS program to the community. PEERS is an evidence based social skills intervention for motivated young adults who are interested in making and keeping friends.
In 2019, the Annual Training in Transition event was primarily funded by the Florida Autism Speciality License Plate. This specialty plate generates funds to support nonprofit organizations like the Autism Society of Florida that provide services to people with autism and related disabilities.
Support these organizations by
purchasing your license plate today.
Drowning is the #1 cause of
death in children with autism.
ASF provides swim lesson
scholarships that help
to save lives. Training in autism
is provided to water safety instructors
to prepare them for teaching necessary skills to children and adults
on the autism spectrum.
Contact us for more info.
REACH for knowledge
Resource, Education, Advice, Compassion and Hope live stream program features experts each month on topics related to best practices in autism. REACH benefits everyone and "reaches" people in remote areas that need this connection. This excellent resource will equip you with the knowledge you need on a diverse selection of topics.
TRAINING IN TRANSITION
ASF has held its annual Training in Transition for eleven years. In that time, more than 3,300 attendees have received premiere training from local, state and internationally recognized specialists in the field of transition. This project educates those who work directly with adults with autism, especially related to employment and independent living.