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 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.