The Trauma Injury Prevention Program at Children’s Hospital strives to improve safety for all children. Those with disabilities or special healthcare needs are no exception.
The websites and organizations linked below offer a wealth of special needs safety and health information. We provide these links here in an effort to help your family stay safe.
Helpful Links and Resources
Autism Safety Project: Autism Speaks
Center for Child Development
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Finding Balance: Obesity and Children with Special Needs (PDF)
Individuals with Disabilities: Ready.gov
Internet Safety for Children with Special Needs: NetSmartz
Junior League Family Resource Center
National Fire Protection Association
Safe Kids Worldwide
Special Needs Water Safety: Applied Behavior Center for Autism
Tennessee Deaf-Blind Project
Tennessee Support and Training for Exceptional Parents (TN STEP)
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center