Author | Jonna L Gattuso, PsyD

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14 questions to assess safety skills in a child with autism

January 30, 2020

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Children with autism spectrum disorder are at risk of wandering or elopement. Asking parents some key questions about how their child’s communication skills and how the child acts in public areas can help keep the child safe. Here are 14 questions that can help keep these children safe.

9 high-risk situations for wandering and elopement

September 20, 2019

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Elopement and wandering are serious problems for families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Here are 9 high-risk situations when parents and caregivers need to be more mindful.

Elopement and wandering with ASD: Practical tips for PCPs

August 13, 2019

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Elopement and wandering are serious problems for families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Here are practical ways primary care providers (PCPs) and families can work together to keep their children safe.