Compliments of Autism Asperger’s Digest
Water Safety: The Ultimate Life Skill
- Kids drown without a sound.
- It takes approximately one inch of water to drown in – a frightening statistic.
- 90% of drowning deaths occur while the child is being supervised.
- Minimal Distractions
- Use of Visuals
- Task Analyze
Teach Water Safety
- You do not go near water without an adult with you. You may even make it more specific, adding distance to the water, how near the adult should be (i.e., an arm’s length away, in visual sight, holding your hand, etc.) and/or citing specific people, like Mommy/Daddy/Grandpa).