Autism & Safety Awareness Day 11/22/14

Published: October 30th, 2014

Category: Calendar, Community

November 22, 2014

9:30am – 11:30am

Kiwanis Safety City
1025 NE 13th Street
Gainesville FL 32601

CARD encourages everyone who cares about individuals with autism spectrum disorder to attend our Autism & Safety Awareness event. At the event, participants will learn about strategies to prevent wandering and drowning, and promote fire safety. Vendors will be available to answer questions about these issues. The first 100 families of individuals with ASD who attend the event will receive a safety gear box.

Autism Safety Gear Sticker

Representatives from the following organizations will be present:
• Alachua County Fire Rescue
• Gainesville Police Department
• University of Florida Police Department
• Swim America
• Aquabilities
• Project Lifesaver
• Triloc
• Let’s Go Socialization & Playgroup


For more information please call the UF CARD office at 352-273-0581.

To download a pdf flier click hereSafety Day Flier

Resource links: 
USF CARD Water Safety Booklet 
Autism Wandering Awareness Alerts Response and Education (AWAARE)
Tips from Parents
Autism Speaks Wandering Resources
Think Autism Safety 
Life Journey Through Autism: A Guide to Safety from Organization for Autism Research
The Wallet Card Project


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