Autism ALERT, Inc. has trained over 5000 law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, first responders, 911 operators, health care professionals, educators, daycare workers, and parents and caregivers since its inception in 2007. We offer a variety of different training modules based on the needs of the audience. Venues have included departmental and in-service trainings, conferences, support group meetings, and private functions.
Autism ALERT trainers use a combination of hands-on activities, PowerPoint slides, illustrative stories and examples, videos, and visits from individuals and families affected by autism.
Trainings are guaranteed to be both highly informative and engaging. Autism ALERT's trainings can be used to meet Continuing Education requirements (CEUs). Please see our testimonials page for our clients's comments.
Lead Trainer: Chris Lacey
Chris Lacey is a professional trainer, author, and founder of Autism ALERT, Inc. Her father was a police officer for 27 years, and her grandfather was the fire chief. She has a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and a master's degree in BioMedical Engineering, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the mother of two children, one of whom has autism. She lives in south central Wisconsin where she strives to raise autism awareness and promote successful interactions with persons with autism and their communities.Contact