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AWAARE Collaboration

About Autism & Wandering Wandering/elopement is the tendency for an individual to leave the safety of a responsible person’s care or safe area, which may result in potential harm or injury. This might include running off from adults at school or in the community, leaving the classroom without permission, or exiting the house when the family is not aware. This behavior is considered common and… Read More »AWAARE Collaboration

Autism Society of Maine Autism Safety Page

Resources – Autism Safety Is your police department prepared to deal with your autistic child in an emergency? The Autism Society of Maine has set a goal of ensuring our police departments and other emergency responders understand and are best equipped to handle this unique mental disability. We work towards this goal by training police, fire and search and rescue departments across the state about… Read More »Autism Society of Maine Autism Safety Page