Log In Sign Up

Autism & Wandering


Forum: Children with Developmental Delays and Disorders

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By Vicki...

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Children with Developmental Delays and Disorders LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
October 9th, 2012, 06:27 PM
Adriana's Mommy's Avatar I <3 my kids
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Inland Northwest
Posts: 7,977
I saw this on Facebook and wanted to share.

Quote:
Please take a moment to view this very powerful video shared on our page by United Communities Autism Network: It addresses a huge problem which affects individuals and families living with autism - wandering/eloping. Has your child ever wandered away before? What precautionary methods have you put in place to try to prevent it from happening?
Autism & Wandering - YouTube

^-- Click on the Link to watch the video


In our home, we have safety locks on top for the door since A.J knows how to unlock door at his level. He also knows how to open the sliding door and screen door, use have a pin that is on top of the door that prevents the doors from opening.
__________________








Reply With Quote
  #2  
October 10th, 2012, 06:58 AM
Vicki...'s Avatar Mommy to Caleb & Ethan
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Ravencliff WV
Posts: 13,907
Caleb used to be horrible to wander, sometimes he still does but much less often but we have all the safety equipment on the doors, windows and at one time even wanted to get him a tracking anklet
Adriana's Mommy likes this.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #3  
October 11th, 2012, 09:33 AM
Carwen*Angel's Avatar Fly away on my zephyr
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Manchester, UK
Posts: 66,539
Send a message via MSN to Carwen*Angel
Great share. Daniel is not so bad as he used to be but I remember having to lock us in when I lived alone with him in a second floor flat because he went through a phase of wandering.
__________________



Reply With Quote
  #4  
October 12th, 2012, 07:31 AM
shanirah's Avatar Mommy Strawberry
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 3,505
Kat went on a wandering phase at one point too. We just had locks, I slept in the living room for awhile to, to make sure she stayed in the house.
__________________
Shani

“First things first, but not necessarily in that order.” The Doctor





Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:26 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0