People with Disabilities

As more people with disabilities live independently, we help develop safety programs to meet their needs and interests.

Safe at Home is our program designed to help people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities learn how to live safely as they transition into independent living settings. The program was implemented in participants’ homes by experienced training teams. Click here to learn more.

Articles on Safety for People with Disabilities

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Effective fire prevention and survival skills—life skills that can protect young lives now and in their future lives—are more than ...
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When children reach about 14 years of age, most parents feel confident about leaving them home alone for a certain ...
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Prevention 1st has entered the exciting next phase in its development of an evaluated curriculum for teaching safety to people ...
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Young children and people with developmental disabilities are among those at highest risk from fire. At the Mississippi Fire Chiefs’ ...
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Read Part 1: How Can People With Disabilities Be Safe While Living Independently? Recently Prevention 1st convened Safe at Home: ...
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People with developmental disabilities are at higher risk for injuries, and as they move into more independent living their risk ...
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Sometimes when we at Prevention 1st explain our focus on home safety and injury prevention, we get a puzzled look ...
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When fire spread through the Riverview Individualized Residential Alternative in Wells, NY, four of the nine people with developmental disabilities ...
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Fire Drills and Fire Safety Training that Motivate Staff and the People they Serve "Beyond Compliance" is a white paper ...
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