Understanding Elopement Dangers and Precautions for Children with ASD

Elopement, or wandering, is a significant concern for families with children on the autism spectrum. It refers to the act of leaving a safe space or supervised area without permission, often without regard for safety. This behavior can pose serious risks to the child’s well-being and can cause immense worry for parents and caregivers. Understanding why children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) elope, identifying potential causes, and implementing precautionary measures are crucial steps in ensuring their safety. Why Do Children

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