POAC’s Hidden Dangers Program educates parents, family members, and professionals working with children and adults with autism and other special needs and disabilities about issues relating to safety, emergency preparedness, and crisis intervention. It is presented in a format that addresses a variety of special needs and levels of functioning across the life span.
Specifically, the program will cover:
• How to address wandering and what GPS and other tracking devices are available • Emergency and Disaster Preparedness • Fire Safety Issues • Sexuality and Personal Safety • Internet Safety • Bullying • Behavioral interventions including social stories, activity schedules, visual cues, and more • School and Transportation Issues • Resources for ongoing support and assistance • Physical modifications to the home and classroom The program will offer concrete suggestions and strategies that can be applied immediately to increase safety and decrease risk at home, in the classroom, and in the community.
The information in this workshop could save your child’s/student’s life.