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Special Needs Resources




Requires mounting equipment. See website for details and installation instructions.

Please note the recommended vehicle/tether mount. Check weight restrictions.

CAR WINDOW DECAL ALERTS: Notifies first responders a person in the car has special needs.


Provides easy-to-read information about available resources and provides immediate contact information to apply for services and/or locating additional information. Most definitions and eligibility for services are directly from the agency websites offering these programs.



An ID card to carry in your pocket or wallet.

Emergency identification wrist bracelets, ankle bracelets, shoe ID's, and more for adults and kids.

Wearable ID products using QR Code Technology. Store all lifesaving information and get GPS location when code is scanned! No membership, no fees! Information accessible from smartphone or computer and editable at any time! New with 24/7 Help Hotline to reunite you! ID Profiles including medical information, photograph and more are 100% free with feature of 1-click Missing Child Alert to Authorities to save valuable time in case your child goes missing!

Free Membership, Free International Network. Emergency Q&A & profile; email or hand to responders, public profile and our neighbor alert, info can be updated in real time, view profile by scanning or enter manually on website,  identification as a person who needs help, a way to communicate for those who cannot, variety of ids available for people with different needs.

Provides medical bracelets, necklaces and alert jewelry.

MEDICAL ALERT SEAT BELT COVERS (Could be placed on book bag strap, etc.)

Allows a way for first responders to know about a preexisting condition in the event of an emergency. The belt has a clearly visible medical alert symbol, ICE information, and instructions to open the belt in an emergency which has more information on the individual.



Contains voucher ID, 5 Laminated Visual Stop Signs, 2 Safety Alert window clings, 1 Red Safety Alert Wristband, 2 GE Wireless Door/Window Alarms, and booklet of educational materials. Orders placed through National Autism Association.

Portable door and window alarms can be found at any local hardware store. Price is typically around $15. Can be found at most home improvement stores, various manufacturer options.

Plan ahead for any emergency at your home address. Give information about physical or mental health conditions to first responders on your own profile. First responders will then have information in advance of individuals that may need special assistance when 911 is called. Also available on an app.


Project Lifesaver is the premier Search & Rescue (SAR) program specifically designed for "At Risk" individuals who are prone to the life-threatening behavior of wandering. Provides families with tracking systems for a monthly fee. Jefferson County Search Dog Association is a supporting agency.

Location monitor with real-team tracking and alerts. One time cost of product and monthly or annual payment required for service.

Tracking device that provides feedback to phone application. Charge for product and monthly connection.

Electronically tracks people with Alzheimer's who wander and special needs kids. Sheriffs, Police, Fire Departments, SAR Teams, etc. use Care Trak to quickly locate at risk individuals. Tracking device needs purchased with maintenance fees for battery replacement.

Tracking device that needs to be purchased with activation fee and monthly tracking fee.

Tailored to individual needs and abilities, offering a full suite of remote monitoring services and solutions to help individuals with disabilities maintain healthy and safe lives.

Rechargeable, mini, real-time GPS tracker to track, monitor, and optimize valuable assets, equipment, and vehicles. Monthly fee.

Lil Tracker 4G GPS Watches, Pendants & Pet Trackers

Tailored for kids 5 years and up, adults and seniors. Seamlessly syncs with a smartphone with a free iOS and Android apps. SIM card purchase required with low monthly fee.

Cellphones have a "Find My Friend" type feature or app available. Note that these apps do not communicate between Android phones and iPhones. (Someone using an iPhone cannot be found on an Android and vice versa.)


Secure Furniture: (Store website search words: furniture straps, television strap, wall strap)

Lock Boxes for Medications:

Kitchen Safety: (Amazon Search Listings)

Locks, Latches, Gates, Kitchen Safety, Monitors, Car Seats, etc.

Local Assistance:

Other Products to Consider and Search for: Child Proof Accessories, Child Safety Gates, Electrical Outlet Covers, Blind Cord Winders, Appliance Protection, Child-Proof Toilet, Oven Door Lock.


Firearm Safety Kit:

Project ChildSafe is committed to promoting genuine firearms safety through the distribution of safety education messages and free firearm Safety Kits. The kits include a cable-style gun-locking device and a brochure (also available in Spanish) that discusses safe handling and secure storage guidelines to help deter access by unauthorized individuals. Kits are available by contacting local law enforcement distribution partners. Be sure to contact the partner to verify that supplies are available.


YO! connects, organizes and educates youth with disabilities! YO! gives youth leadership opportunities, social networks, resources and more. YO! is for youth with disabilities to be PROUD of who we are and what we can achieve!

Downloadable safety tip sheets: Cell phone and other mobile device safety tips, Sexting, Sharing location, Social networking, Cyber bullying, Teaching about what is appropriate and consequences of posting things online, and Passwords/being secure.


Leaders in Adaptive Swim. Educational Youtube videos/channel and Podcasts.

Adventures of Splish and Splash

An interactive app that teaches children about water safety.

Visuals: Hang up STOP signs in appropriate places for visual reminders.

Other Suggestions: Notify neighbors with pools or ponds about your child's special needs and interest in water. Add high fencing, locks, chimes around the pool.


Prepare for swim lessons by watching videos of children taking swim lessons & tour the facility.

YMCA Programs- Water Safety & Swimming

Find a YMCA near you.


Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC): Learn About Safety and Children with Disabilities

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