Athens Police Capt. Anthony Pressnell reached out to Todd Tomerlin recently about setting up training for all his officers and other first responders in our area on how to interact with our autism spectrum disorder community. Here is the note from Mr. Tomerlin:
"We brought in Dustin Chandler of the Interaction Advisory Group to provide this very important training. Dustin is a former police officer and the father to Carly (Carly's Law) and is also an award-winning advocate in our state. The training began on Feb. 28 and goes through March 7. This is huge and much appreciated by all of us that advocate for our children and adults with autism. Thanks to everyone that has helped in making this happen."