Tuesday, December 23, 2014

A Guide to Safety - Organization for Autism Research

A Guide to Safety was written by parents, first responders, educators, and community members who share their strategies and resources to address safety threats that commonly arise during childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. This tool will educate parents about how to prevent and mitigate emergency events, safety threats that may affect their child in the future, and how to teach safety habits that will build a foundation for safety in adulthood. A Guide to Safety covers a range of topics, including: Safety network development Prevention and management of wandering and elopement behaviors Relationship, physical, and sexual safety discussions Strategies to address bullying and online threats Tips on money and workplace safety It also includes sample identification documents, advice from an adult self-advocate, evidence-based safety skills lesson plans, and more.

 Download or order the guide here.