Family Matters Recording Description

Title: Elopement and Autism Spectrum Disorder - A Parent's Guide to Causes, Prevention, and What to do When It Happens
Category: Assistance for Children with Sensory Issues, Social Skills Deficits, Behavioral Issues
Presenter(s): Merry Leigh Porch
Date: 10/29/2018

Complete Description

Approximately half of children with autism spectrum disorder elope (wander). It is a terrifying reality for their parents. We see these incidents in the news, often with tragic outcomes. Understanding the reasons and conditions behind elopement as well as steps for prevention can help parents to keep their children with autism safe. This webinar will explore these as well as outline what to do when elopement occurs.