Posted in Autism, Autism Safety and Wandering, Down syndrome

Wandering and Autism

Wandering and Autism

Wandering and autism

Spring is here, the flowers are blooming, and everyone wants to get outdoors.  Do you know a child who is an eloper?  My son, Nick who has Down syndrome and autism and he has wandered off.  It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. Here are some action steps you should take to insure their safety @

Deck time, Nick and his stim objects…..

nick and tappers

Thank you for reading and sharing this critical information about wandering and autism.  That’s what is in my noggin this week.

~Teresa 🙂


Teresa is the Author of "A New Course: A Mother's Journey Navigating Down Syndrome and Autism" and the mother of two boys. Her youngest son, Nick is 29 years old and has a dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and autism (DS-ASD). Teresa's passion is helping others understand and navigate co-occurring Down syndrome and autism. She is a DS-ASD consultant, advocate, speaker, and author. Follow Nick's world on Facebook, Instagram & Pinterest @Down Syndrome With A Slice of Autism and on Twitter @tjunnerstall. For more information and media links, visit

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