Information about safety topics: Bicycle Safety, Child Passenger Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Seasonal Safety, Sports Safety, Pet Safety, Home Safety, Poison Prevention, and Toy Safety. Also provides car seat safety strategies, and assistance for obtaining specialized car seat devices, and bike helmet fittings and sales.
Help keep your loved with autism safe by considering these action iterms for safety in the home and out in the community.
Provides tools and checklists for consideration of safety at home, in the community, and tips for teaching safety sklls.
Resources including personal identification devices (e.g., bracelets, temporary tattoos, etc.), tracking devices, seat buckle guards, safety social stories, online safety tips, safety videos, etc.
NAA has created three digital safety toolkits:
Includes Autism Wandering Safety Brochures and resources on where to purchase safety items (i.e., alarms, id bracelets/tags, etc.)
Safety vest that is used in combination with the seatbelt.
Provides information specifically for families who have children with special needs, including: child safety: bullying, aggression and violence, abuse and neglect, disaster and truame, self-injury, and wandering.
Make sure your family has a plan in case of a wandering emergency. Includes section with critical information, emergency steps, locations to search, emergency contacts and more.
Keeping kids safe, room by room.
Toolkit providing the following tools and resources:
- Caregiver Checklist
- Family Wandering Emergency Plan (FWEP)
- First-responder profile form. Please fill out and provide a copy to your local law enforcement agencies.
- Swimming Lessons Tool
- Root-cause Scenario & Strategies Tool
- Stop Sign Prompts
- Social Stories
- Caregiver Log
- Sample IEP Letter. (Never allow restraint/seclusion practices into any IEP as this increases associated risks.)
- How To Get Tracking Technology In Your Town
- General Awareness Letter: share with schools, homeowner’s association, law enforcement agencies, physicians, etc.
- Five Affordable Safety Tools
- Caregiver Resources One-sheeter
Provide this letter to trusted neighbors to inform them of your child's tendency to wander.
Website provides safety and injury prevention tips and videos categorized by "areas we work in" (e.g., at home, on the road, during sports and play) and by age, including topics such as water safety, bike safety, and many others.
Provided by the City of Chicago, Smart911 is a free service that allows citizens to provide information to 911 and first responders before an emergency happens so that they can better help your child with special needs.
Tips and strategies to help teach your child safety skills.