Autism Giving Tree Partners with Beaufort/Port Royal Fire Department

On the week of June 26th, the Autism Giving Tree provided training to over 30 firefighters from the Beaufort/Port Royal Fire Department. The goal of the training program was to teach autism awareness, sensitivity, and response procedures in emergency situations as it relates to autism. The Beaufort/Port Royal Fire Department was proactive in taking this training as they prepare their department to interact with the ever-growing autism community.

The Autism Giving Tree would like to sincerely thank the firefighters for their tremendous response and engagement in the trainings. The Beaufort/Port Royal Fire Department is taking a leading role in educating themselves on autism and the potential risks this population faces in fire and emergency rescue situations.

The Autism Giving Tree is dedicated to educating professionals, families, and community members on autism. The Autism Giving Tree can provide trainings to your community, company, fire department, police department, etc... Our goal is to make the lowcountry as autism friendly and inclusive as possible!

If you would like more information on our trainings or would like to bring one to your community, please contact:

Garrett Slemmons
(843) 706-0831

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The mission of the Autism Giving Tree Association is to expand access to quality educational, recreational, and therapeutic opportunities for:

  • Individuals with ASD
  • Family members and care takers of individuals with ASD
  • Professionals working with individuals with ASD


Our goal is to increase opportunities for continued success at home, school, and in the workplace for individuals with ASD by educating professionals, family members, and the greater community about autism spectrum disorder.

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