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Proactive Program to Prevent Wandering and Elopement in Individuals with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities

Award Information

Award #
2020-J1-BX-0001
Location
Congressional District
Status
Past Project Period End Date
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$149,961

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $149,961)

The Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities Program supports local jurisdictions’ efforts to reduce the number of deaths and injuries of individuals with forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, or developmental disabilities, such as autism, who due to their condition wander from safe environments. It provides funding to law enforcement and public safety agencies to implement locative technologies to track missing individuals; and to such agencies and partnering nonprofit organizations to develop or operate programs to prevent wandering, increase individuals’ safety, and facilitate rescues.
CA/NCF or CA/CF

Date Created: February 12, 2020