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Wichita Falls, TX: 63,000 "PEOPLE" with autism in Texas schools

May 30, 2019, Wichita Falls, TX, News6: WFAA hosts autism training for first responders Firefighters, police officers, and even dispatchers across Texoma learned on Thursday how to prepare for interactions and emergencies with people with autism spectrum disorders. The free three-hour long training session put on by the Wichita Falls Autism Awareness … "There are more people with autism in Texas than ever before," said Dr. Dotson. "There are 63,000 people with autism in Texas public schools right now and people with autism are three or two times more likely to interact with members of law enforcement and first responders community than anyone else." …


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