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Safety Resources

The resources provided in the Living Safely Online Center for Safety are available in both English and Spanish. We have provided many of these resources in multiple formats to support choices for accessing and comprehending important safety information. We have provided these options recognizing that there is no single method that is equally suited for all people.

  • Community Safety

Walking or Rolling in the Community


Crossing the Street


Parking Lot Safety for Pedestrians


Parking Lot Safety for Drivers


Going Out with a Group of People


Getting Help from a Stranger


Being Lost


Avoiding Crime


Public Restroom Safety


  • Emergency Preparedness and Response

Emergencies and Disasters


New Jersey Register Ready


When to Call 911


How to Call 911


  • Fire Safety

Smoke Alarms


Understanding Carbon Monoxide


Specialized Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms


Holiday Fire Prevention


  • Health and Health Care

Preventing Alcohol Poisoning


Hand Hygiene


Washing Hands with Soap and Water


Using Hand Sanitizer


First Aid Kit Checklist


  • Home Safety

Food Poisoning


Grilling Safety


Safety with Knives


  • Internet and Technology

Basic Internet Safety


How to Protect your Privacy on Apps


Password Checklist


How to Reduce Unwanted Promotional Mail, Email, and Phone Calls


What to Do if You Already Paid a Phone Scammer


Preventing Phone Scams


Reporting a Phone Scam


Phone Scams and Identity Theft


  • Law Enforcement

What to do if a police officer wants to talk with me


What to do if you get arrested


Common Justice Terminology


  • Personal Safety

NJ Poison Control Center


Button and Coin batteries


How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft


How to Reduce Credit Card and Insurance Policy Offers


  • Recreation Safety

Wheeled Sports


Wearing Bicycle Helmets Prevents Head Injuries


Bicycle Safety Checklist


How to Put on a Bicycle Helmet


Halloween Safety


Fireworks Safety


Movie Theater Safety


Campfire Safety


Playground Safety


Holiday Decorating Safety



We value the expertise of our partners in safety who have demonstrated their commitment to inclusive healthy communities.

The information contained in Living Safely with Disabilities and Special Health Needs (Living Safely) is provided for educational and informational purposes only. The content contains general information and may not reflect a person’s individual needs or current legal developments or information. Children’s Specialized Hospital makes no guarantee, either communicated or implied, about the accuracy, application, appropriateness, or completeness of the information within Living Safely, or at any other website to which it is linked. Children’s Specialized Hospital specifically relinquishes all liability with respect to any person’s actions, taken or not taken, based upon any or all of the information or other contents from Living Safely.

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This initiative was funded in part by an Inclusive Healthy Communities Grant from the Division of Disability Services, New Jersey Department of Human Services.


Valoramos la experiencia en seguridad de nuestros asociados que hayan demostrado su compromiso con tener comunidades sanas e inclusivas.

La información incluida en Vivir seguro con discapacidades y necesidades especiales de salud (Vivir seguro) se presenta únicamente con fines educativos e informativos. En el contenido se incluye información general: esta podría no reflejar las necesidades individuales o los acontecimientos jurídicos o información actuales de una persona. Children’s Specialized Hospital no garantiza, ni expresa ni implícitamente, la precisión, aplicación, adecuación o exhaustividad de la información incluida en Vivir seguro, ni en ningún otro sitio web al que esté vinculado. Children’s Specialized Hospital específicamente renuncia a toda responsabilidad en relación con las acciones de cualquier persona, realizadas o no, con base en la totalidad o parte de la información u otro contenido de Vivir seguro.

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Esta iniciativa fue financiada en parte por una subvención del programa Inclusive Healthy Communities Grant Program (Programa de Subvenciones para Comunidades Sanas e Inclusivas) de la División de Servicios para Discapacitados del Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Nueva Jersey.

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