Safety and Emergency Response Area

It is important for each of us to take measures to be safe and prevent injuries. But people with autism spectrum disorder and those who care them often need to take additional preventive measures to ensure safety – in the home, while traveling, in the community, and during recreation and leisure activities. People with ASD may be act impulsively, run away or wander, or be involved in unsafe behaviors. Use the tools and resources in the Safety and Emergency Response Area to learn about common issues related to people with ASD including home, water, fire, and transportation safety. Let’s help keep everyone safe!

Police Station

Fire Department

Rescue Squad

Emergency Shelter

Safety Tools and Resources

External Resources

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