Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Dr. Ruth Crutchfield
Dr. Theresa Mata-Pistokache
Dr. Shawn Saladin
The aim of the present study was to study autism awareness amongst law enforcement officers (LEO) and first responders (FR) serving the Rio Grande Valley (RGV). A 17-question survey was conducted to collect demographic data, knowledge, and level of training that officers and responders have when serving individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Cano, Annette M., "Increasing Awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Law Enforcement in Hispanic Communities" (2018). Theses and Dissertations. 259.