Halloween Safety Guide for your Child with Autism

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Halloween is one of those seasons that creates an immense amount of joy for many children. Dressing in costumes, playing fun games, and going out to get candy are just some of the activities involved in the spooky holiday. In celebrating and having a great time we have to take into account, safety, especially when it comes to children with different abilities like autism.

There are so many great sites with tips on how to keep your child with autism safe for Halloween activities. Below the OurStarsInc Team has compiled a list of some of the best tips around.

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20 Benefits for Special Needs (Kids) & Parents/Caregivers Social MeetUp Groups

10 Benefits for Special Needs (Kids) Social MeetUp Groups (monthly events) include the following:

– Developing positive friendships
– Building confidence
– Listening skills
– Communicating verbally & nonverbally with peers
– Problem-solving
– Negotiating
– Sharing, taking turns, flexibility
– Dealing with rejection
– Handling confrontation and
– Greetings

10 Benefits for Parents/Caregivers Social MeetUp Groups (monthly night outs and cafe chats) include the following:

– Friendly chats
– Building support communities
– Sharing stories
– Answering parent/caregiver questions
– Problem-solving
– Creating lasting healthy connections
– Discussing select topics
– Peer-to-peer understanding
– Learning family strenthening tactics and
– Relationship building (social & emotional)

No matter if you’re a kid or a parent, we’ve got something for everyone. Come on out and join #OurStarsIncSocial.

Upcoming Events can be found at our MeetUp link

Our Stars Inc.Special Needs Socialization and Playgoup

Menifee, CA
30 Members

Looking for FUN, Interactive Activities for your child to do that allows them be with their peers in a community environment? Come and join us! This group offers an accepting …

Next Meetup

Get Air Trampoline Park

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017, 3:00 PM
1 Attending

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If you share pictures from the event online, please remember to tag them #OurStarsIncSocial

It’s community, it’s peers, it’s fun in the sun!

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#OurStarsIncSocial Special Needs MeetUp Dates for Kids AND Parents

Come on out and join the Our Stars Inc Special Needs Socialization & Playgroup!

Upcoming Events can be found at our MeetUp link

Our Stars Inc.Special Needs Socialization and Playgoup

Menifee, CA
30 Members

Looking for FUN, Interactive Activities for your child to do that allows them be with their peers in a community environment? Come and join us! This group offers an accepting …

Next Meetup

Get Air Trampoline Park

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017, 3:00 PM
1 Attending

Check out this Meetup Group →

If you share pictures from the event online, please remember to tag them #OurStarsIncSocial

It’s community, it’s peers, it’s fun in the sun!

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Free Autism Medical Ids & Wandering Support Services (Limited Time)

MedicAlert Autism is currently (for a limited time) offering, free autism medical Ids and wandering support services.

50% of individuals with autism will wander or elope. For children with autism who wander and are under the age of ten, 42% of outcomes will result in tragedy.

At the link you’ll find information on the importance of autism medical Ids, wandering support service importance, what to do when your loved one goes missing, MedicAlert Found success stories, partnership with law enforcement and how to order autism materials. If you’re interested, please check it out currently enrollment is free.

We have also added this information to our Resources tab here at OurStarsInc.org

If you’ve found this post helpful, check out our Tips on Autism Safety and Law Enforcement

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Happy Mother’s Day 2017!

To all the moms, here’s a special #MothersDay message from @OurStarsInc https://goo.gl/mwDfMf

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