“Hidden Dangers,” Presented by POAC

June 135:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Little Egg Harbor Branch of Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor, NJ, 08087 + Google Map
Families, guardians, parents, and professionals who interact with children and adults with autism, developmental challenges, and special needs can discover effective safety steps at the Ocean County Library Little Egg Harbor Branch, 5 PM Tuesday, June 13.

Brick Township-based POAC’s “Hidden Dangers” program will offer potentially-lifesaving information for a wide range of special needs and independence levels, including:

• Wandering – how to address it, and use of high-tech tracking devices
• Home and classroom modifications
• Emergency and disaster preparedness and fire safety practices
• Personal safety regarding sexuality, the Internet, and bullying
• Behavioral interventions such as social stories, visual cues, activity schedules
• School and transportation matters
• Ongoing support and assistance resources

“Hidden Dangers” is supported in full by funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the New Jersey State Library (NJSL) under Award Number LS-252474-OLS-22.

The New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University (TESU), connects people with information and resources through its service to libraries, government, TESU students and staff, and New Jersey residents.

NJSL provides support for public, school, academic, and special libraries, including key areas of continuing need such as literacy, business outreach, workforce development, disaster preparedness and technology. For more information, visit www.njstatelib.org.

Please register at www.theoceancountylibrary.org/events to attend this free program. The Little Egg Harbor Branch is located at 290 Mathistown Road. For more details, call (609) 294-1197.

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