Dangerous Encounters - Avoiding Perilous Situations with by Bill Davis, Wendy Goldband Schunick

By Bill Davis, Wendy Goldband Schunick

Such a lot emergency staff, outlets and retail safeguard be aware of little or no approximately autism. This ebook explains what to seem for and the way to effectively deal with encounters with those who have autism. It takes emergency responders, outlets and fogeys via daily events, stressing protection and understanding. The authors clarify the stairs all people can take to prevent tricky and hazardous occasions with individuals with autism, and extra common instructions. filled with priceless rules and key element reminders, the e-book is usually an exceptional education device.

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It’s set up like a keyboard, but you have to see which letter is depressed as it’s typed and then spell it out yourself. It also has keys for the words yes and no. Usually the person’s hand is held lightly to help control their stims. ” He can type out “yes” or “no” with a signboard or maybe type the word “head” if it hurts. Chris communicates with PECS, Picture Exchange Communication System. It’s a series of universal communication icons with Velcro that a child uses to form sentences on a board or book.

Why didn’t the young man call the police? Why didn’t he ask for help if he was trapped in the store? It’s because autistics don’t know to ask for help. So you may very well find yourself called to a scene where someone with autism is mixed up in a fight, and doesn’t know he needs assistance. Hitting or biting other children Last night my son, Chris, was outside with his sister playing with a bunch of kids who were throwing grass and rolling around. Suddenly he stopped, his lip tightened, and he started angrily going toward a kid.

It’s because autistics don’t know to ask for help. So you may very well find yourself called to a scene where someone with autism is mixed up in a fight, and doesn’t know he needs assistance. Hitting or biting other children Last night my son, Chris, was outside with his sister playing with a bunch of kids who were throwing grass and rolling around. Suddenly he stopped, his lip tightened, and he started angrily going toward a kid. Luckily, I was watching him and went over. ” Why he became angry I don’t know.

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