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Project Lifesaver International Project Lifesaver International helps provide rapid response to save lives and reduce potential for serious injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer’s, autism, Down syndrome, dementia and other related cognitive conditions. Project Lifesaver provides equipment, training, certification and support to law enforcement, public safety organizations and community groups throughout the country and nation. www.projectlifesaver.org

Allows citizens to provide the additional details that 9-1-1 call takers may need in order to assist them during an emergency. With Smart911, anytime you make an emergency call from a phone registered with your Safety Profile, the 9-1-1 systems recognizes your phone number and automatically displays your profile on the screen of the call taker who receives your call. You can include medical details for any member of your household, enabling responders to have more information before they arrive on scene. This includes information on medical conditions, allergies, disabilities, and medications. At a time when you may be panicked, or unable to communicate, or it could be unsafe to communicate, Smart911 ensures that the details you would need to tell 9-1-1 are immediately available in the event you cannot verbally provide them. Smart911 is free, private and secure. https://www.smart911.com/

Big Red Safety Box From the National Autism Association.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. http://nationalautismassociation.org/big-red-safety-box/

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If your child with autism is capable of opening a bolt, opening a lock, and you've tried both raising the locks and hiding the keys, now is the time to get creative. Two innovative locking devices come with high ratings:

MedicAlert  Free autism medical IDs & wandering support services available for a limited time, supported by the Northwestern Mutual Insurance Endowment Fund. MedicAlert Foundation operates under the mission “protect and save lives”; therefore, we developed the new MedicAlert Found® program to provide an additional layer of protection for the autism community.   www.medicalert.org/autism

In many cases, it’s possible to lower the risk of injury or other issues by putting simple changes in place at home, at school, and in the community. Here are a few low cost or free suggestions for worried parents:

ELPH Safety Band ID  ELPH, Easy Look Up to Phone Home, is a wearable silicone wristband that provides a highly visible form of identification. Uses QR Code Technology and 24/7 hotline help to reunite you and your loved one.  It is the simple solution that not only communicates who to call in an emergency but also communicates and creates awareness for medical/special needs and allergy indications. ELPH is a solution that will help ease the minds of parents, caretakers and adults living with autism. www.elphband.com

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