Safety Issues/Resources

Autism Spectrum Disorders
These links and articles will help you learn about safety issues you may not have been aware of. Included will be products to keep track of a child and any books on the subject.

10 Rules for Protecting your children from predators star[offsite link]
A list from the Registered Offenders List.

Autism 101 for Fire & Rescue star[offsite link]
The PA Premise Alert

Autism Safety Products star[offsite link]
There are many products here at for children.

Be Prepared In The Event Of A Dog Bite star
Helpful tips and sites regarding dog bite liability for dog owners and victims of dog bites

Britax Husky for an autistic child star
Bypass the special needs booster seats and choose the Britax Husky for your child over forty pounds and save $200 in the process.

Child Locator star[offsite link]
A personal safety alarm locator device for kids with special needs.

Child Safety - Preventing Abduction star[offsite link]
From Kid Save -how kids can protect themselves, patterns of abduction, signs of child sexual abuse.

Consider Devising A Site Map For Your Home star
The pros on creating a road map for your important documents and documenting a day in the life of your child on the Autism Spectrum.

Eleven Behaviors that can reduce risk star[offsite link]
A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Essential items for the Family star
In light of the Hurricane Katrina disaster here are some items to consider having on hand for power outages, earthquakes and other emergency situations.

Fireworks Safety for the Autism Community star
Use caution when dispensing firerworks on your property and know the laws in your State.

Guidelines for Non-Toxic Living star[offsite link]
A wealth of information on making your home toxic-free with product recommendations.

Keeping Children on the Autism Spectrum Safe star
Here are ways to make sure children on the Autism Spectrum are secure in their homes and safe within the neighborhood.

L.E.A.N. On Us Child ID Safety cards star[offsite link]
This is a 2-page PDF document to print out and place a photo, thumb prints and vital data on your child. The site is in case you do not have access to pdf documents.

National Alert Registry star[offsite link]
A site to perform sex offender searches for your neighborhood and be alerted when predators move into the area.

Nurse Hotlines star
Before you head off into the cold dark night to sit for hours in an Emergency Room give the nurse hotline toll-free number through your insurance carrier a call.

Police and Autism - Avoiding Unfortunate Situations star[offsite link]
A wonderful resource by Dennis Debbaudt, who is a parent of an adult son with autism, author, lecturer and a veteran law enforcement professional.

Pool Party Risks to Consider this Summer star
Before hosting or attending a pool party stop to consider the risks to your family and prepare accordingly

Safe Bus - Speaking Volumes For Children star
Advocating the necessity of audio/visual monitoring on all special education buses. Prepare your child for bus transportation.

Safety In The Home star[offsite link]
This is an article from The Autism Society of America that covers fire safety, visual signs, organization, techniques and safety modifications to have your home safe for a child on the Autism Spectrum.

Safety on School Campuses for Kids with Autism star
Parents need to be aware of what takes place on the school campuses their children attend and how they are treated.

Seek Emergency Care If You Suspect Dry Drowning star[offsite link]

Social Security 2007/2008 Red Book star[offsite link]
A general reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities.

Still So Misunderstood star
While understanding and acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) has come a long way, there is still a lot of work to be done in educating people about those living with ASD.

Taking A Shower Poster star
We have achieved success in taking a shower with a laminated Step-by-Step Behavior Model Cue Card.

The T-ball incident that has sparked outrage across the country star
Not only do parents have to worry about bullying from other kids, now we need to be careful of competitive coaches.

Tub Safety Handle too risky for Child with Autism star
This is a product that is marketed to parents to assist with toddlers in the tub, as well as to the autism community and for elderly patients.

Visitation Issues for children with Autism star
Make sure your children are safe and protected at all times, including when with the non-custodial parent.

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