Tag Archives: Drowning

Drowning in Need: Autism and Swimming in New Zealand

The ability to swim is particularly vital for autistic children, as they are 160 times more likely to drown than other children are. That shocking statistic is a result of many factors, including that about 50% of autistic children wander, … Continue reading

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Risk: “Catastrophic.” The foreseeable death of Julian Stacey.

The mother of Julian Stacey wants lessons to be learnt from the loss of her son. It is with that desire in mind – and the deepest sympathy and respect for the family – that I write this post. In … Continue reading

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