Upcoming Events

1 March 2019, St. Louis, MO

BE SAFE Presentation for the Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action National Leadership Conference with Emily and Tom Iland. More information at https://dsaia2019.planningpod.com/

11 April 2019, Edinburgh TX

BE SAFE Keynote Presentation at the ESC Region One Annual Autism Conference (3-hour overview, along with a guided tour of Come to Life! Your Guide to Self-Discovery with Tom Iland). For more information contact Terri McGinnis at tmcginnis@esc1.net

May 2019

Plans are in the works for Cincinnati Ohio, and Ft. Worth, Texas. Check back again soon for information about these and other upcoming events!

Contact us for more information to bring a BE SAFE training to your area. Learn more at www.BeSafeTheMovie.com and www.ExperienceAutism.com

Date to be Announced: Long Beach CA

BE SAFE Interactive Movie Screening facilitated by Emily and Tom Iland for the Long Beach Unified School District. Open to the public. Contact Rodney Ford, specedadvocate@earthlink.net

Recent Events

6 February 2019, Fort Worth, TX

The BE SAFE Interactive Movie Screening facilitated by Emily and Tom Iland at North Crowley High School was a great success! Both officers and students thought it was excellent to learn to be safe together. Click to see the NBC news story about the event and the great photo album on our Facebook page

November 12-15 Houston TX

World Autism Organization International Congress 2018
Presentation on Interacting Safely with Police

August 17-18, Phoenix AZ

Our second BE SAFE Certificate Course Interactive Movie Screening in less than a year. Building on our very successful November trainings and expanding capacity to bridge the gap!

July 23-24, Wausau WI

Wisconsin’s 25th Annual State-Wide Institute on Best Practices in Inclusive Education-2018. BE SAFE presentation and Come to Life key note by Tom Iland.

June 21, 2018
Full-day Guided Tour of Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder sponsored by
ESC 9, Wichita Falls, Texas

This was an event for students with autism who demonstrate strong decoding skills but do not understand what they are reading. This session taught practical strategies for improving the reading comprehension of students with autism. The book, Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with ASD, was provided.

June 11-15, Omaha NE

We were thrilled to bring Experience Autism®, a BE SAFE Certificate Course, and a BE SAFE Interactive Movie Screening to Omaha! Thanks to Autism Action Partnership for coordinating this wonderful week of safety events.

May 18, Los Angeles, CA

Advance LA Conference, Thriving Through Transitions. Panel Discussion “Our Stories, Strengths in Differences” at American Jewish University.

May 14, Los Angeles CA.

Purpose and Passion Journey to Adulthood Conference at the California Endowment in Los Angeles. Presentation with Tom Iland on transition.

 

May 7, Alhambra CA.

Your Changing Family. Addressing the Challenges as Your Child Grows. This training in Spanish focuses on five different types of behavior and ways to address it.  A specialist from the Regional Center explained how to get more help for challenging behavior. The event was for ELARC families only.

 

 

7 de mayo, Alhambra CA.

Su familia cambiante: Abordar los desafíos a medida que su hijo crece. Esta capacitación en español se centra en cinco tipos diferentes de comportamiento y formas de abordarlo. Una especialista del Centro Regional también explicará cómo obtener más ayuda para el comportamiento desafiante. Para familias ELARC solamente.

 

May 2, 2018
Full-day Guided Tour of Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder sponsored by ESC 19, El Paso Texas

Do you have students with autism who demonstrate strong decoding skills but do not understand what they are reading? Join this session to learn practical strategies for improving the reading comprehension of students with autism. The book, Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with ASD, is included! Session and materials costs are partially funded through state or federal grants.

Time: 8:30-4:00 Location: EPCC ASC Building A 9050 Viscount Blvd. El Paso, TX 79925 Register at www.esc19.net Event # 178239 Cost $50.00 (includes the book!) Contact person: Katherie Wellborn, Kchacon@esc19.net 915-780-5350 Click here to see the flyer

April 16, Los Angeles CA.

19th Annual Housing Rights Summit: “50 Year Fight for Equality” at the California Endowment. Panel presentation, discussing safe interactions with police. Registration information at http://www.hrc-la.org/doc.asp?id=286

April 12-13, Albuquerque NM

Imagine Autism Conference Embracing Change – Transitions through the Lifespan

Our presentations will include safe interactions with police and transition to adulthood. Hosted by the University of New Mexico Center for Development and Disability. Registration is now closed.

March 24, 2018 Chatsworth CA  Experience Autism® and BE SAFE Interactive Movie Screening

First we trained eleven LAPD officers about autism and related disabilities with Experience Autism® simulations.

Then dozens of local youth arrived to get to know officers and learn critical safety skills with a BE SAFE interactive movie screen. Hosted by Fantastic Friends San Fernando Valley, Farmers Insurance and Regency Lighting.

Book YOUR Events today!

Read more at http://emilyiland.com/blog/

January 30, 2018
Full-day Guided Tour of Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder sponsored by
ESC 4, Houston Texas

Do you have students with autism who demonstrate strong decoding skills but do not understand what they are reading? Join this session to learn practical strategies for improving the reading comprehension of students with autism. The book, Drawing a Blank: Improving Reading Comprehension for Students with ASD, will also be provided. Session and materials costs are partially funded through state or federal grants. Registration information at https://www.escweb.net/tx_esc_04/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=1301850

January 27, 2018 Sam’s Café, North Hills, CA
Festival Educacional Sponsored by North Los Angeles County Regional Center

Keep Your Loved one SAFE!
How can you help keep your loved one safe when they are in out the community? This presentation identifies essential safety information that everyone needs to know. We’ll also suggest ways to teach safety skills to people of all abilities.

 

 

 

January 27, 2018 Sam’s Café, North Hills, CA
Festival Educacional Sponsored by North Los Angeles County Regional Center

Gratis. Regístrese para este evento antes del 22 de enero, llamando al 818-778-4405 o enviando un e-mail a rsvp@nlacrc.org.

¡Ayudar a tu ser querido ESTAR A SALVO! en español, Presentation in Spanish
¿Cómo puedes ayudar a tu ser querido estar a salvo en la comunidad? Esta presentación brinda información esencial que todos necesitamos saber. Sugerimos como enseñar habilidades de seguridad a personas de diversas capacidades.

 

 

 

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