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Big Red Safety Box

Big Red Safety Box

Short Description
The Big Red Safety Box is a free-of-charge toolkit given to autism families in need as a means to educate, raise awareness and provide simple tools that may assist them in preventing, and responding to, wandering-related emergencies.
Description

Those diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, and who are at risk of wandering/bolting from a safe environment, qualify to receive a Big Red Safety Box while supplies allow.NAA’s Big Red Safety Box includes the following resources:1) Our Be REDy Booklet containing the following educational materials and tools: A caregiver checklist A Family Wandering Emergency Plan A first-responder profile form A wandering-prevention brochure A sample IEP Letter A Student Profile FormEmotion Identification CardsWandering Quick Tips2) Two (2) GE Wireless Door/Window Alarms with batteries3) One (1) RoadID Bracelet or Shoe ID tag*4) Four (4) Adhesive Stop Sign Visual Prompts for doors and windows5) One (1) Safety Alert Window Cling for car or home windows6) One (1) Child ID Kit from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children*You will receive instructions in your Big Red Safety Box to submit a custom personalization order for your RoadID bracelet or shoe ID tase at roadid.com/naa. Your ID will be quickly engraved and mailed to you at no charge.Regardless of any tools caregivers may have in place, if a loved one’s medical condition interferes with their ability to recognize danger or stay safe, it is critical that caregivers maintain close supervision and security in all settings. For more information and ways to prevent wandering-related incidents, please visit http://awaare.org

Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Funding Sources
Free