Risk Management Skills For Autism Children and Dependent Adults$TBA
About this course
Building skills for children and less independent adults aims to:
Establish life skills education for children or less independent adults who have Autism. Form partnerships with teachers and law enforcement professionals to help develop a simple curriculum, that helps expand skills that will enhance their safety in the community and build personal resilience to risk.
Target audience: People on the Autism Spectrum with higher support needs and who are less independent.
Inclusions: Safety Cards, learn to use safety apps, visits to emergency services.
Participant numbers: 4-6
Venue required: Classroom with access to smart boards and or whiteboards, screens, lite pro, Lapel microphone for larger venues
Deposit is required at time of booking.
- Recognize and respond as best they can to law enforcers, their uniforms, badges and vehicles
- Stay with, not run from, safe police or other uniformed first responders
- Keep an appropriate distance when interacting with a law enforcer–or anyone else
- To avoid making sudden movements, i.e. hands into pockets
- Carry and safely produce an ID card
- Disclose their autism, carry and/or produce an autism information card
- Recognize inappropriate touching or sexual come-ons directed at them
- Effectively report bullying or other incidents
- Tell someone they need help, or use the phone to request it