Autism, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and Law Enforcement Interactions

April 26, 2017, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

This presentation will provide an overview of the steps the Montgomery County Department of Police have taken to ensure positive, effective interactions between law enforcement and the Autism/Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) communities. Attendees will be provided safety informational tools they can pass on to those they serve, and will leave with an increased understanding of the dynamics of Law Enforcement and the Autism/IDD communities.

Presenter: Officer Laurie Reyes

Officer Laurie Reyes has been a police officer with Montgomery County since 1997. In 2004 she brought the Project Lifesaver tracking program to Montgomery County, an outreach program dedicated to educating law enforcement and community members on the dynamics of interacting with those who have Autism/IDD.


Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Kennedy Krieger Institute
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211


Parents, family members and professionals

This is a FREE training! To register, visit or call Hanna Hutter at (443) 923-7596.

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