Nearly half of all children with autism wander (also known as elopement), and it is a major safety issue. INCLUDEnyc educator and autism mom Kpana Kpoto shares her professional and personal knowledge on what it is, why it happens, and how to prevent it.
She will discuss:
Prevention at school, home, and in the community
Tracking devices: One size does not fit all
Action plan for parents if a child wanders
Alerting first responders
Wandering in the news: Safety versus independence
1434 Longfellow Ave
Bronx, NY 10459
English(Spanish interpretation available upon request)
Thanks to our generous supporters, this workshop is free.