Health & Fit: See how a kind officer responds to 911 call for boy with autism who lost his toy - PressFrom - US
  •   
  •   
  •   

Health & FitSee how a kind officer responds to 911 call for boy with autism who lost his toy

15:46  20 march  2019
15:46  20 march  2019 Source:   today.com

SeaWorld's Aquatica gets autism-friendly designation

SeaWorld's Aquatica gets autism-friendly designation The staff at Aquatica is continually trained to assist guests with autism and their families. Autistic guests and their families also are given specific information about which attractions might be best for them. The park also is planning to have a quiet room with adjustable lighting and a comfortable seating area for guests to take a break. Last April, a SeaWorld sister park, Sesame Place, became the world's first theme park designated as a "Certified Autism Center.

See how a kind officer responds to 911 call for boy with autism who lost his toy . When this 12-year-old who has autism lost his favorite Paul had been relaxing on the couch with his family when the call came, and immediately realized his 12-year-old son Ryan, who has autism , was missing.

A boy with autism called 911 for help when his teddy bear went missing and then hung up. The department called back. Robert Paul realized what his son had done and explained there wasn't an emergency. But as part of Woodbridge Township Police Dept. policy, officers respond to the

See how a kind officer responds to 911 call for boy with autism who lost his toy© Bob Paul TODAY, product courtesy of merchant site Bob Paul, 47, a Woodbridge, New Jersey firefighter, was surprised when he received a call from the local police department dispatcher, saying that a 911 call had been made from his home.

Paul had been relaxing on the couch with his family when the call came, and immediately realized his 12-year-old son Ryan, who has autism, was missing.

While playing in his room, Ryan had misplaced his favorite toy, a miniature teddy bear named Freddy. So he called 911 — for a teddy bear rescue!

Paul quickly apologized to the dispatcher, explaining that there was no true emergency. However, because of the department’s policy regarding 911 call hang ups, an officer was required to visit the home.

MMR vaccine does not cause autism, another study confirms

MMR vaccine does not cause autism, another study confirms A study of all children born in Denmark from 1999 through 2010 concluded that the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine does not increase the risk of autism, does not trigger autism in susceptible children and is not associated with clustering of autism cases after vaccination.

Autism Services, Officer Khari Manzini, who responded to the call , was well prepared to help A New Jersey officer is being credited for helping a 12-year-old boy with autism find his special "So they called back to see if there was a problem and when I picked up the phone they were like, 'This is

WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A New Jersey boy with autism called 911 for help when his teddy bear went missing and then hung up. But, as part of Woodbridge Township Police Department policy, officers respond to the locations of hang-up calls . Officer Khari Manzini arrived just a few

Woodbridge officer Khari Manzini soon arrived at the family's residence.

“We came as fast as we could. Ryan was very happy to see me and I was actually happy to see him,” Manzini recounted to News 12 New Jersey.

When Paul explained to Manzini that his son had autism, the officer was “very gracious and kind,” says Paul, and engaged in a conversation with Ryan about the lost toy.

“It was nice for the officer to ask about [the teddy bear]. He said he just had to make sure it was okay,” Paul said.

Ryan, a 7th grade student at Center for Lifelong Learning, insisted on taking a photo with Manzini and the photo, which was posted on Facebook, has garnered lots of attention.

As one commenter said: "And that right there should go viral for more reasons then one...all about understanding!"

A trainer on the autism spectrum wanted a place for people with autism to work out, so he opened his own gym

A trainer on the autism spectrum wanted a place for people with autism to work out, so he opened his own gym Personal trainer Mark Fleming flashes an encouraging smile as he pushes a young man through the paces. It's a simple exercise, stepping over a hurdle. But for his client, there's nothing easy about it. Fleming understands. He knows a lot about life's hurdles. And like his client, he is on the autism spectrum. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); "I think it is important to help others on the spectrum to achieve the life that they desire. And exercise is a great way to do that," Fleming tells CNN.

WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A boy with autism called 911 for help when his teddy bear went missing and then hung up. But as part of Woodbridge Township Police Dept. policy, officers respond to the locations of hang-up calls . Officer Khari Manzini arrived just a few minutes later and

WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A boy with autism called 911 for help when his teddy bear went missing and then hung up. But as part of Woodbridge Township Police Dept. policy, officers respond to the locations of hang-up calls . Officer Khari Manzini arrived just a few minutes later and

Paul believes that the training Manzini underwent, called Autism Shield, helped him respond in a kind and compassionate manner.

POAC Autism Services, the non-profit organization that conducts the training for Woodbridge police, firefighters and EMTs, has trained over 67,000 New Jersey first responders from every county in the state, according to a statement from the organization.

“I am proud to say that the training has been credited with saving children's lives throughout our state,” POAC Autism Services Assistant Director Simone Tellini said to NBC News.

Paul said that he is encouraged by how much publicity his son’s story has received.

“I want parents to know that there’s good out there. It’s great training for officers to receive,” he added.

In the end, the Paul family found and rescued Freddy without the help of police.

In a Facebook post, Paul wrote: “I’m a little offended my son didn’t get me (a firefighter) to help with the rescue.”

Flying with autism: TSA program helps families at Sea-Tac Airport.
Families traveling with kids who have autism face an especially anxious journey while going through security screenings and boarding crowded flights during the busy spring and summer vacation season. Now more families are learning about a TSA program at Sea-Tac International Airport that offers a helping hand during the more stressful parts of the trip. “We got on the plane, it was just calm and happy, and we've never experienced that before,” said Lacey Pires, who recently took a trip to California with her family, including her 8-year-old daughter Rayne, who has autism. Previous flights included unpredictable meltdowns, screaming, hitting, and uncertainty.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 3
This is interesting!