3-part Webinar: Elopement (flight) in Young Children with Autism

3-part Webinar: Elopement (flight) in Young Children with Autism

2021-05-12, 2021-06-09, 2021-07-07
Online Webinar


QuickStart Early Intervention for Autism is pleased to offer this free webinar on

ELOPEMENT (flight risk) in young children with autism

What is elopement?

  • Elopement is a behaviour described as fleeing an area without the permission of a caregiver leaving the child without supervision.
  • Nearly half of children with autism engage in wandering behaviours (National Autism Association, 2020)

Who is this webinar for? 

Parents/caregivers of children age 5 and under who are a flight risk (elope). 


Véronique Chiasson, Occupational Therapist and certified Early Start Denver Model Therapist/Trainer with Emerging Minds est.


Free for parents and caregivers.

DATES/TIMES: Please note this is a 3-part webinar. Each registrant attends all three sessions.

  • Wednesday, May 12th at 8pm (Initial webinar)
  • Wednesday, June 9th at 8pm (Group session Q & A supporting parent/caregiver goals)
  • Wednesday, July 7th at 8pm (Group session Q & A supporting parent/caregiver goals)

 Webinar Goals:

  • Support parents/caregivers in identifying risk factors of elopement in their child
  • Describe the causes of wandering
  • Determine preventative strategies
  • Skill building in children who are at risk of flight or who have wandered or eloped
  • Develop a plan of action for when flight does arise

Included for each webinar registrant:

  • All three webinar sessions
  • Access to resources (visuals, flight plan worksheets, suggested goals for skill building)
  • Access to the initial webinar records

Please note that spaces are limited to 15 for this webinar. 

TO REGISTER: send an email with the subject line Elopement Webinar Registration

Include in your email:

  • Parent/Caregiver's first and last name
  • Child's first name and age
  • Your phone number and the best email to reach you
  • Email: info@quickstartautism.ca

With our thanks to our webinar Sponsor, Coordinated Access

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