Dennis Debbaudt

  • Owner, Autism Risk & Safety Management and Managing Partner, Debbaudt Legacy Productions, LLC
  • Port Saint Lucie, Florida   
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Contact me for: Autism Training for Law Enforcement, Public Safety and Juvenile/Criminal Justice Professionals. Autism Risk & Safety Curriculum and Training Videos.

Dennis Debbaudt is the proud father of Brad, a young man who has autism. In the 1980's, he wrote for the Detroit News and worked with network television current affairs programs in the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom. A professional investigator and journalist since 1977, Dennis turned his attention to autism spectrum conditions in 1987 after his son was diagnosed with autism.His first report Avoiding Unfortunate Situations was published in 1994. He's since authored over 30 articles, books and chapters including Autism, Advocates and Law Enforcement Professionals: Recognizing and Reducing Risk Situations for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders for Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London UK (2002), Contact with Individuals with Autism: Effective Resolutions for the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin (Debbaudt & Rothman, 2001), Patients with Autism and Other High Risks for the Journal of Healthcare Protection Management (2009), Autism in the Criminal Justice System (Taylor, Mesibov & Debbaudt, 2009) and Autism: Managing Police Field Contacts - Training Key 678, International Association of Chiefs of Police, June, 2013.

As managing partner of Debbaudt Legacy Productions, LLC, Dennis produced and wrote the scripts for the training videos Autism & Law Enforcement Roll Call Briefing (2004), Autism, Fire-Rescue and Emergency Medical Services Video (2009) and Autism in the Criminal Justice System (2009).

Over the past 18 years, Debbaudt has trained and developed training materials for law enforcement, first response and criminal justice professionals throughout the United States, and Canada and in Iceland, New Zealand and United Kingdom.

Dennis lives in Port St. Lucie, Florida with his wife, Gay, and son, Brad.

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Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Ensuring safety and security for children on the autism spectrum

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