1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Mental Hygiene
  4. Title C: Developmental Disabilities Act
  5. Article 16: Regulation and Quality of Services


Section 16.37 Autism spectrum disorder booklet; first responders

Mental Hygiene (MHY)

  The commissioner, in consultation with other appropriate agency representatives, shall prepare for publication and cause to be distributed to first responders, including emergency medical services personnel, firefighters and police officers, a booklet containing information on recognizing the behavioral symptoms and characteristics of children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Such booklet also shall contain information on additional resources and any other information deemed necessary and appropriate by the commissioner.