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How Can You Better Ensure Your Child’s Safety?“ By Scott Fowler

This article from the January 2015 issue of The OARacle lists 10 tips for parents looking for help. Fowler is an educator, public speaker, and autism dad.

Runner, Runner: Why Doesn’t She Look Back?” By Shanell Mouland

This post, originally from Go Team Kate, explains the frustration and fear that comes with having a child who runs and the difference between an explorer and a runner.

School

ASD Crisis Management and the Public Schools” By Scott Fowler

This safety blog by educator, speaker, and autism parent, Scott Fowler, covers how to handle unplanned events in school.

School Bullies Prey on Children with Autism” By Anahad O’Connor

Bullying is a critical safety issue for children with autism. This blog, featured in The New York Times, discusses the scope of this problem, research findings, and anecdotes from autism parents.

Community

Four Keys to Water Safety for Autistic Children” By Vee Cecil

This post is an original post from OAR’s Operation Autism blog. It outlines important summer tips to keep your child safe around water.

Safety Resources for Children with Autism“ By Emily Rastall

This post, originally from the Seattle Children’s Hospital Blog, outlines a number of safety tips, resources, and organizations.

 “Summer Safety in the Autism Community” By Scott Schuelke

This post is an original post from OAR’s Operation Autism blog. It outlines important summer tips to keep your child safe following a shift in his or her daily routine. Schuelke is a member of the Autism Alliance of Michigan, and leads safety trainings.

Teaching Stranger Safety to Kids with Autism By Jenna Wharff, Ed.M.

This blog from Stages Learning outlines community safety tips for children and teens with autism.