By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D
Founding Editor, bSci21.org
Sarah Kupferschmidt, BCBA, recently published an article in The Huffington Post titled Autism and Wandering: How Applied Behaviour Analysis can Help Keep Kids Safe.
Sarah noted that as many as “49% of children with autism have wandered from a safe situation at least one time” such as school or their own homes, only to end up in dangerous and, oftentimes, life-threatening situations. Such situations are all too common for parents of children with autism, and…