Hurricane Preparedness with Autism

With this hurricane season upon us, it is important for families of loved ones with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to take extra precaution and planning. People living with ASD often have a difficult time with changes in routine, so planning ahead for such emergencies, like hurricanes, to ensure most success.

To help with this, we have listed several resources for helping families better prepare for natural disasters.

autism Speaks

Autism and Natural Disaster

Basic preparedness tips, preparedness plan and resources

Center for Autism and Related Disorders

Emergency Preparedness and Hurricane Tips

Resource tool on evacuation strategies

National Autism Association

Hurricane Preparation Tips

One page tip sheet on hurricane preparation for those who may be in areas impacted by the hurricane.