Summer is an exciting time that brings along warmer weather, barbecues and outdoor sports. But if you have a child or loved one with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or another special need, the summer season can also bring about extra dangers that you must prepare for. In this blog post, the team at Innovative Speech Language Pathology shares a few tips to keep your child safe this summer.
Children and adults with ASD and other special needs are more likely to run away or wander than other individuals. Here are a few ways to prevent your child from wandering:
Also consider using a locating device. Medical ID bracelets with key information such as your name and contact information are also helpful in case of an emergency.
Are you planning on spending time in the swimming pool this summer? Keep your child safe around and in the water by following these tips:
Would you like to learn more safety tips for children with autism and other special needs? The highly trained and qualified experts at Innovative Speech Language and Pathology can provide you with more tips and additional information on caring for children with ASD. To learn more, contact our Beverly Hills office at (310) 659-9511 and speak to a member of our team today.