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Autism Safety for First Responders
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Matt Brown has over 20 years experience in the federal law enforcement field. He is also the father of a child on the autism spectrum. He travels the state of Maine to provide education and training about Autism Spectrum Disorders to first responders- police, fire/rescue/EMS, dispatchers, corrections and the Courts, as well as schools and other community partners. His organization is called ASET - Autism Safety Education & Training
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Heaven Sent and Bent: Matt Brown

1 in 68 children are now born with an autism spectrum disorder. 49% of children with Autism wander away from safety, and many drown. In an emergency, people with autism do not react in a predictable way. Effective first responder training can make a life-saving difference. And that is what Matt Brown is trying to do through ASET - Autism Education and Safety Training.
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It is absolutely critical that first responders and others receive the training they need to think differently in these situations that require much patience and care. Learn more about Why Your Community Needs Autism Safety Training.

ASET On Facebook
Our mission is to provide education and training about Autism Spectrum Disorders to first responders. This site is administered by Matt Brown.

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ASET provides autism safety training to first responders & community members. Matt Brown is a veteran law enforcement officer, safety trainer & parent.