INCLUDEnyc Live: Autism and Wandering

Nearly half of all children with autism wander (also known as elopement), and it is a major safety issue. Autism moms Kpana Kpoto and Kim Mack Rosenberg share their professional and personal knowledge on what it is, why it happens, and how to prevent it.

Prevention at school, home, and in the community
Tracking devices: One size does not fit all
Action plan for parents if a child wanders
Alerting first responders
Wandering in the news: Safety versus independence

Presented by INCLUDEnyc's Family Educator Kpana Kpoto and President of the New York Metro Chapter of the National Autism Association, Kim Mack Rosenberg

You can find the Autism and Wandering packet at