Studies show that both children and adults with developmental disabilities are vulnerable to incidents of abuse and injuries. Personal safety includes learning about being safe and dangerous environments. The following articles focus on teaching tips in both the community and in the home.
As the summer begins to heat up, now is the time to put warm weather and safety precautions into place. Children and adults with disabilities should:
- Drink plenty of fluids
- Use an air conditioner when possible
- Take a cool bath or shower
- Wear loose fitting clothing
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