Be Safe: Community Safety Social Story

Overview

This resource, part of the Be Safe resource collection, is a social story for individuals with autism to help explain and teach ways for them to stay safe when they are out in the community.

A boy and a waving man are shown in front of street buildings.

Going out in the community can be fun!

A smiling boy with a thought bubble reading

But you need to follow the rules to be safe.

A boy says,

Tell a parent or trusted adult where you are going and when you’ll be back.

A dad tells his son to call him or go to the police station if he gets lost or feels unsafe. The son says,

Be sure to make a safety plan with who to call and where to go.

A cell phone with a charging symbol is shown next to a cell phone charger.

If you have a cell phone, make sure it’s on and charged.

A list of emergency numbers and a cell phone with the words

If you don’t have a cell phone,make sure you have phone numbers for trusted adults and know how to call for help

Page 1 of 6
Page 1 of 6

Rate this resource

Thank you for rating this resource!

Download entire resource (pdf)

This information was developed by the Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training Collaborative (ASERT). For more information, please contact ASERT at 877-231-4244 or info@PAautism.org. ASERT is funded by the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations, PA Department of Human Services.