Safety Teaching Stories from Twigtale
Autism Speaks has collaborated with Twigtale to develop teaching stories to help keep your child safe! You provide the personal photos and details, Twigtale provides the scripted story. Stores include Water Safety, I Stay in My House, Police Officer My Friend, If I Get Lost and more.
Life Journey through Autism: A Guide to Safety from the Organization for Autism Research
A Guide to Safety from the Organization for Autism Research rwas written by parents, first responders, educators, and community members who share their strategies and resources to address safety threats that commonly arise during childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. This tool will educate parents about how to prevent and mitigate emergency events, safety threats that may affect their child in the future, and how to teach safety habits that will build a foundation for safety in adulthood.
Alert Me Bands
Alert Me Bands are the simple solution that not only communicates who to call in an emergency but also communicates and creates awareness for medical/special needs and allergy indications. The bands are adjustable and are the only solution available to date that are impossible for children to remove on their own! Because our ASD kiddos are even more at risk for wandering they especially need to be wearing these at all times! We tag our pets and our luggage with our contact information, shouldn't we be doing the same for our children?
AMBER Alert GPS
AMBER Alert GPS keeps families connected by enabling instant one-touch contact between kids and caregivers. A child can quickly, at the touch of ONE-button, speak with & receive calls from a caregiver, trigger a precise GPS location, and issue an email SOS alert to pre-selected persons of trust. Built-in safety features can be customized to trigger an alert including safe zones, low battery, breadcrumb tracking, speed limit and proximity to homes of registered sex offenders - all of which are accessible via a secure online dashboard, mobile app or email.
Keep your passengers safe and their seatbelts on! The safety seatbelt release cover which acts as a safety barrier that deters children from unbuckling their seatbelts.
Angelsense provides a GPS and voice monitoring solution to keep children with special needs safe and well cared-for. The solution includes a wearable GPS device - designed to address sensory issues and a friendly app based on smart analytics. Parents use this product to oversee their children daily routine in real time, listen in to make sure they are treated well, get alerts for location changes, locate lost child with live updates, and view pictures of visited locations. The AngelSense customer care team members are all parents to children with special needs who are active users of the product.
Autism ID Card
The Autism ID Card helps people on the autism spectrum explain their medical condition to police, EMTs, and other first responders in the event of an emergency. Created by SEO Pittsburgh, in collaboration with the Allegheny County Office of the Public Defender.
Autism Safety Initiative
From the National Autism Association. Our mission is to provide resources, education, advocacy, awareness and support. Site includes information about wandering, bullying, restraint and seclusion, suicide prevent, and more.
AWAARE: Autism Wandering Awareness Alerts Response and Education Collaboration
The AWAARE Collaboration will work to prevent wandering incidents and wandering-related deaths within the autism community through the use of collective organizational resources, and by establishing and monitoring objectives, guidelines, policies, and tools that will promote awareness, education, prevention and safety.
BE SAFE The Movie (BSTM)
BE SAFE The Movie uses video modeling to show teens and adults with ASD how to interact safely with the police. Actors on the spectrum and real police and teach viewers what to do in different police encounters, ranging from a casual meeting to an arrest. See the movie trailer here.
BE SAFE Teaching Edition (BSTE)
BSTE is an evidence-based teaching tool that includes BE SAFE The Movie plus a 300-page companion curriculum. Teachers and parents can use the curriculum to help diverse learners master the essential safety skills shown in Be Safe The Movie. Learn how to host interactive safety trainings with the police in your community using the BE SAFE materials here.
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 locate at risk individuals.
ChARM is the first internet-based system available in the market that enables parents to gather, track, and visualize complete and comprehensive information they collect on their children as they work to treat conditions that are often present in kids with this diagnosis - for example, gastrointestinal and immunological issues or chronic infections.
CHASE'ing The Village
"CHASE'ing The Village (.com) is a website, Android, and iPhone Application that allows users to build a network of trusted family, neighbors, and friends who they know will be there to help bring their wandering loved one home safe and alive, in a coordinated manner. (Think of it as your personal Amber Alert.) If you want to get the word out immediately, through instant alerts to your list of friends and first responders, let your network bring you peace of mind."
Child Safety without Sacrificing Comfort and Décor
The HearthSoft™, a custom-designed hearth cover, provides the ultimate in child safety around the fireplace hearth without sacrificing the parents’ desire for attractive and comfortable home furnishings. Comes in an array of fabrics and colors for any size hearth.
Children's Harnesses by Elaine, Inc.
Child safety harnesses for baby or toddler; child-to-adult safety harnesses for larger children and those with special needs; and safety harnesses to use with an Autism Dog. A top safety product that is comfortable, easy to use, adjustible and more.
ELPH Safety Band ID
ELPH, Easy Look Up to Phone Home, is a wearable silicone wristband that provides a highly visible form of identification. Uses QR Code Technology and 24/7 hotline help to reunite you and your loved one. It is the simple solution that not only communicates who to call in an emergency but also communicates and creates awareness for medical/special needs and allergy indications. ELPH is a solution that will help ease the minds of parents, caretakers and adults living with autism.
EZ100 Personal Emergency Notifier and GPS Tracker
The EZ-100 from EYEZ gives families of wandering special needs children added peace of mind and the confidence to engage in activities and adventures with the whole family.
The Find’em Scent Kit
The Find’em Scent Kit is scientifically designed to store the personal scent of children on the autism spectrum, who are at-risk for wandering from a safe environment. Providing the child’s personal scent to Search & Rescue First Responders saves valuable time in an emergency, because the K-9 Bloodhound tracking dogs have an uncontaminated scent to track, and more likely the ability to have a successful outcome and safe recovery. The Scent Kit package contains the instructions and tools necessary to easily and scientifically collect a child’s scent, as well as the Scent Safe container for convenient storage for one year.
The GET Going Pocket Guide
The GET Going Pocket Guide is a revolutionary travel trouble-shooting tool to help individuals living with Autism and other challenges as they travel independently on public transportation. GET Going (Guiding Everyday Travel) was created collaboratively by The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation, Easter Seals Project ACTION, Easter Seals Autism and Feeley Consulting to help promote the use of public transportation for community integration so that individuals can safely navigate traveling with confidence.
Guardian Helmets are uniquely designed safety helmets molded out of the finest EVA rubber foam, offering maximum protection from impacts or falls. The hook and loop chin strap combined with adjustable laces in the back, enables the protective headgear to custom fit each persons head of different sizes. Guardian headgear can be customized and
ICE4Autism is the ONLY autism-specific in case of emergency (ICE) mobile app. It easily stores vital information about an autistic person's unique and individual needs directly on their iPhone or iPad making the very information first responders and ER personnel need to interact with and treat the person properly, immediately accessible. Among other features, ICE4Autism also includes an "alert my emergency contacts" feature which sends an emergency alert text message to the user's emergency contacts.
If I Need Help
Non profit offers personal wearable QR codes on patches, pins, clips, iD cards and shoe tags that can be scanned or entered into the site to view a live profile. It can be updated in real time and it can be emailed to others if a search is needed. Sign ups and memberships are free.
We produce a romper/sleeper that is 100% super soft cotton that is tag less, has no rough seams and zips in the back. This unique yet simple feature helps keep the child out of his or her diaper. We also have several new products in the pipeline to be introduced later in 2011.
ID bracelets using QR code technology that allows users to provide as much information as they see fit. Our IDs, when scanned, also send Alert Messages that tell the emergency contacts when the ID was scanned and provides a GPS location. The user can also upload an unlimited number of documents to be saved and retrieved for use at any time. For example, upload your child's IEP so there is no need to worry about wondering where you put those IEP papers.
Kheelz: Ice Card and Medical Alert ID System for Children
What if your child was lost, afraid or injured and/or could not speak…How would you know?
Kheelz: ICE Card & Medical Alert ID System provides parents with peace of mind by providing a safe, secure, simple and affordable way for children to carry an ICE (In Case of Emergency) Card & Medical Alert ID with them at all times wherever they go…Every Step They Take. The Kheelz ICE Card is located in a special pocket area of the Kheelz shoe insert it is easily accessible ONLY when needed. A shoelace charm (or waterproof permanent sticker for non-lace shoes) reads “ICE Card in Shoe Insert”.
Kid Safe Child ID™ Card
The Kid Safe Child ID™ Card is thoughtfully designed like a credit card that you carry in your purse or wallet. Built into this design is a convenient flip out usb flash drive which contains all of your children’s personal and medical information. This usb pen drive holds 2 different pictures of your child, emergency contacts, medical conditions, medications, doctors, immunization records and a “What to do” list if your child goes missing.
Kid Safety Hats, LLC
Protecting head gear for children learning to walk, or with special needs.
Kids Safety Bands
A Kid Safety Band is the pioneering silicone wristband designed specifically for children and other dependents. Parents customize their child's safety band with the initials of their child along with their contact number(s).
Personal locator bracelets for individuals with autism with a tendency to wander. After contacting authorities when your loved one goes missing, law enforcement and public safety officials use LoJack Search and Rescue Receivers to track the radio signal being emitted from the Personal Locator Bracelet on your loved one's wrist or ankle.
Lost and Found Temporary Tattoos
Free "If I am lost, please help me be found" temporary tattoos with your phone number.
Loved One Locator from Mobile Health Technologies LLC
Mobile Health Technologies provides the ultimate solution for Mobile Personal Safety - Anytime, Anywhere. ASD children at risk for bolting should not be without our products! Our service combines on-demand GPS location, automatic alerts when a user leaves a pre-defined "safe zone", and Automatic Fall Detection. Our devices also feature 2-way voice, and 24/7 monitoring by EMTs.
Medical ID Store, Inc.
Products include custom engraved medical jewelry ID, medical ID bracelets sports bands, medical ID shoe alert tags, and more. Medical ID Store stands out from most other stores as our number one priority and concern are our customers.
Free autism medical IDs & wandering support services available for a limited time, supported by the Northwestern Mutual Insurance Endowment Fund. MedicAlert Foundation operates under the mission “protect and save lives”; therefore, we developed the new MedicAlert Found® program to provide an additional layer of protection for the autism community.
MX-LOCare GPS Watch
The MX-LOCare™ GPS Watch is a wearable GPS technology that was designed based upon the application requirements of law enforcement agencies, healthcare organizations and authorities for wandering- prevention technology and for greater peace of mind. The suggested applications are for Alzheimer’s care, child protection, law enforcement, lone- worker protection, elderly care, and autism. The MX-LOCare™ GPS Watch can also be tailored to suit the individual to easily adapt to their changing needs.
My Precious Kid Child Safety Products
My Precious Kid Child Safety Products and Baby Gear protect your children and give you peace of mind. We have personally used and tested the products we carry in our store. My Precious Kid products protect for your baby, children, adults, pets, the elderly, and children with special needs.
Medical alert bracelets from N-Style ID add personality and fun to an otherwise serious accessory. They show vital information in the event of an emergency for men, women and kids who live with serious medical conditions or special needs, yet they come in a wide range of modern and classic designs to suit anyone's style.
National Autism Association's Big Red Safety Store
Products in the NAA's Little Shop of Hope include Window Clings, Stop Sign Visual Aids, Safety Alert Cards, Wristbands, Tattoos, Door/Window Alarms, Shoe ID Cards, and more!
The Nickel Bed Tent
Nickel Bed Tents are designed to fit standard twin-sized mattresses. The mattress fits inside the base of the tent and helps keep children with disabilities from leaving their bed throughout the night. With the Nickel Bed Tent, parents and their children can have a restful night’s sleep once again. The Nickel Bed Tent is also portable, which makes it great for travel!
Online Safety for Children & Teens on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent's and Carer's Guide
Children and teens with autism can be particularly vulnerable to online dangers and this practical handbook explains how you can help your child to navigate websites, chat rooms and social media safely.
Project Lifesaver International
Project Lifesaver International helps provide rapid response to save lives and reduce potential for serious injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer’s, autism, Down syndrome, dementia and other related cognitive conditions. Project Lifesaver provides equipment, training, certification and support to law enforcement, public safety organizations and community groups throughout the country and nation.
QR Code iD
Individualized QR codes printed directly on shirts with artwork designed by artists who have special needs or on pins. "If I Need Help" is in bright red across the top of the code to alert people to help. The code can be scanned by a smartphone or manually entered in to the web site. The contact and emergency info can be changed in real time to reflect the current situation and needs.
QR Life Support
QR LifeSupport is a life saving medical bracelet, that stores your medical information in case of an emergency. (Anyone with Autism knows how important it is to have their updated medical information with them at all times) It shows your picture, emergency contacts with phone numbers, and most importantly is shows medical condition, current medications, allergies (food and drug), surgical history and any miscellaneous info that you need to have on you at all times. Our bracelet will enable first responders to access her medical information 24/7 no matter where she is, giving her and her loved ones peace of mind.
Renevasio Global Tracking Solutions
At Rerevasio Global Tracking Solutions we provide Gps tracking devices that can be worn or placed in a pocket for individuals that may have a tendency to wander or get lost. The devices are equipped with an SOS button that can be programmed to call a family member or caretaker in the event of an emergency, they can also be called and used to communicate with the individual. The devices can be easily located online from anything with an internet connection ie, cell phone, tablet, laptop.
The Safety Sleeper
The Safety Sleeper has a zippered enclosure that keeps your sleeper safe in his/her own bed and prevents them from unattended wandering. This gives your sleeper the freedom to wind down and go to sleep on their own, while giving you the peace of mind that your child is safe.
SafetyTat is a fun and colorful temporary safety child ID tattoo that's uniquely offered either customized with your mobile phone number. When applied to the arm of your child or loved one, SafetyTat provides an immediate, highly visible form of child identification.
Seat Belt Buckle Guard
The Seat Belt Buckle Guard is a seat belt lock designed to prevent children with emotional and cognitive disabilities from releasing the seat belt while the car is in motion.
Sengistix utilizes a wide variety of coordinated sensors to provide a "complete package" of custom monitoring tailored to meet unique individual needs. We continually monitor activity, or lack of activity, through our 24/7 Sengistix Response Center to ensure that individuals are safe.
Shoelace Bands offer safety from trips and falls by using comfortable shoelace bands that conform to your feet and prevent unwanted loose laces. Teachers and aids often do not have time for repeated tying of shoes for multiple students and students are often embarrassed to ask to have them tied. These are colorful bands that are only $10.00 and offer safety, style and independence.
Wearable ID products using the QR Code Technology. Store all lifesaving information and get GPS location when code is scanned! No membership, no fees! Information accessible from smartphone or computer and editable at any time! New with 24/7 Help Hotline to reunite you! ID Profiles including medical information, photograph and more are 100% free with feature of 1-click Missing Child Alert to Authorities to save valuable time in case your child goes missing!
The SwingSafe is a lightweight, portable, clip on attachment that provides a child with back support while on a swing. SwingSafe does not attach the child to the swing, and is adjustable to accommodate different size swings and can support up to 100 pounds.
Trackimo -- a high-precision tiny GPS/GSM tracker for kids, elderly, vehicles and other precious things with worldwide coverage. A little device that will give you peace of mind, letting you know exactly where your children are at any given time. Furthermore, it sends you smart alerts like text, email, and phone calls when something unusual happens, like if your kids venture out of specific parameters (school, house, park), gets lost, or if they press the SOS button.
The Wallet Card is a free tool for teenagers and adults who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It is designed to help them communicate clearly with law enforcement or first responders. And free! The Wallet Card Project is collaboration between the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD), the Coral Gables Police Department, and Disability Independence Group (DIG).
Get peace-of-mind with our easy to use ID service. With just our free smartphone app, first responders in your community can quickly identify lost children. Upload your child’s photograph, input your contact info, and you have created a powerful way to protect your child.
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