Safety

Locating Devices and Other Wandering-Prevention Technology

Care Trak The Original Law Enforcement Rescue Program that electronically tracks people with Alzheimer's who wander and special needs kids. Sheriffs, Police, Fire Departments, SAR Teams, etc. use Care Trak to quickly lo... More...

Autism Speaks to Provide Funding for “Big Red Safety Boxes" for Families of Individuals with Autism

NEW YORK, N.Y. (February 14, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has awarded $50,000 in funding to the National Autism Association (NAA) to provi... More...

Autism Speaks Announces Swimming and Water Safety Scholarship Program

NEW YORK, NY (February 12, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the establishment of the ... More...

New Funding for Tracking Devices: What Does It Mean?

In the post below, Autism Speaks Vice President of Family Services Lisa Goring answers questions ... More...

Announcement about Federal Funding for Tracking Devices Explained

Last week, Senator Chuck Schumer announced that the U.S. Department of Justice will immediately allow existing grant funds to be used to fund voluntary tracking devices for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Th... More...

New Study Looks at Nontraditional Autism Treatments

 

A new study supports earlier findings that ... More...

Mother Records Therapist Physically Abusing Her Son with Autism

A Wisconsin mother says video she recorded shows a therapist abusing her son with autism. Stephanie Lowe, mother of 3-year old Caeden, shared the video with WISN 12 News in Milwaukee.

In the video,  Stephen T. Jacobs, 27, is seen elbow... More...

Preventing Wandering: Resources for Parents and First Responders

A 2012 study confirmed what many parents know well: Wandering by children with autism is common, dangerous and puts tremendous stress on fa... More...

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