Having a child with autism leaves many of us worried about their safety, especially when they tend to wander or leave areas without our permission.
Research has shown that over 50 percent of children on the spectrum end up engaging in this type of behavior. In far too many cases, this can result in tragedy, so it’s important to know what to do about wandering.
Watch as Autism Live gives us a few important tips to help us control wandering and eloping and learn why our children are doing it.
Ultimately, however, seeking professional help is key. A professional therapist can help us understand why our children tend to wander in the first place. Professional help can also as well as give us and our children strategies to prevent wandering and stay safe when the need to leave a place or situation arises.
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