Emercency and Prevention Unit

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Emergency and Prevention Unit for people with Autism (EPUA)

On 2 April 2019, during the World Autism Day, the project “Emergency and Prevention Unit for Autism” was launched. It’s an avantgarde facility that will rise on land made available by Pordenone Municipality, in which people with autism will be able to receive some medical services and have assistance during crisis outbreak.

The Friuli Venezia Giulia Region also contributed supporting the cost of half of the intervention. The other 50% of the expenditure will be supported by the Children and Autism Foundation using thanks to fundraising’s resources.


Building’s characteristics

The building will have an area of 270 square meters and will be used for post-intervention hospitalization that are difficult to manage by a person with autism within a normal hospital structure, and for particular medical examinations (electrocardiograms, blood samplings, etc.) which will be carried out in a protected environment for people with particular mental disorders.

Inside the building there will be:

  • 2 rooms designed for the needs of people with autism.
  • A living room with a possible bed for those who provide assistance with a kitchenette and entertainment area
  • A protected space to give vent to moments of crisis with aggression, without harming people and environments
  • An infirmary

Watch the full edition of the presentation streamed on our Facebook page


The Friuli Venezia Giulia Region Website

Regional Health Councillor Riccardo Riccardi on his Facebook profile.

The newspaper Messaggero Veneto

The newspaper Gazzettino

Rai 3 FVG on Buongiorno Regione on April 2, 2019 (at min 20:31)

Il Popolo In the April 2 and April 14, 2019 edition

The IL13 TV channel on the Facebook page and on Youtube

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Through the bank account at:

FriulAdria Crédit Agricole  iban: IT 57 O 05336 12500 0000 40462825  bic/swift: BPPNIT2P100

Friulovest Banca iban: IT31 C088 0512 5000 2100 0002 337 bic/swift: CCRTIT2TFOB

Intesa San Paolo iban: IT07 O030 6909 6061 0000 0143 716 bic/swift:  BCITITMM

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Civi Bank iban: IT70J 05484 12500 CC056 0421 578 bic/swift: CIVIIT2C

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For information amministrazione@bambinieautismo.org

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