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Books: Safety



New Sign Community Safety for Self-Advocates - Safety at Home

This booklet provides instructions about safety at home. Safety subjects in this book include telephone personal safety, developing plans for handling emergencies at home, safety in the kitchen and while cooking, and safety tips for other rooms of a house including the bathroom, living areas, bedroom, and fireplace, medication safety, preparing a home first aid kit, fire prevention and safety, general household safety, and ways to network with neighbors. Discussion questions are included to increase awareness and understanding of safety issues. For more information on this product contact the Irwin Siegel Agency, Inc. web at www.siegelagency.com.


New Sign Developing Personal Safety Skills in Children with Disabilities

This book is by Freda Briggs, Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Part I provides information for parents, teachers and other caregivers for an understanding of personal safety skills for all children, and explains the risks and considerations peculiar to children with special needs. Approaches and methods for their protection are described. Part II provides practical curriculum ideas and exercises for developing safety skills in children and young people with mild to severe disabilities. The curriculum ideas are sequenced to help with the development of basic safety knowledge and skills for various abilities.


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