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