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Organization for Autism Research (OAR): A Guide to Safety

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Information to help keep children with autism safe

The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) developed a guide with the help of parents, first responders, educators, and community members to help keep children with autism safe. 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

The guide includes sample identification documents, advice from self-advocates, safety skills lesson plans, and more. The guide is available for download, order a copy from OAR or download as an eBook for Kindle, Nook and Kobo.

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