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Autism & Safety: Keeping Individuals with Autism Safe in Their Homes and Communities

Course: #1033600 Level: Introductory1 Hour 3457 Reviews
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This course guides the participant through tips on how to prevent elopement in individuals with autism, along with how to create a plan if a child wanders from a safe place. Numerous resources for safety-related materials are provided.

Course created on September 20, 2017

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Course Type: Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize at least three different preventative measures for elopement in individuals with autism.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least three critical skills related to safety to teach individuals with autism and/or their caregivers.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the components necessary for completing an Autism Emergency Elopement Form.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Characteristics of individuals with autism that lead to elopement
10-25 Minutes Preventative strategies for elopement
25-40 Minutes Responding to elopement
40-55 Minutes Autism Elopement Alert Form, Family Wandering Emergency Plan
55-60 Minutes Q and A; Summary

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Tara Warwick received an honorarium from SpeechPathology.com's parent company for presenting this course material. She co-owns a pediatric therapy private practice and is a consultant for the Oklahoma Autism Center through the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center – Child Study Center. Nonfinancial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.