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


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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