The Safety Sleeper

Safety Bed for Autism: The Safety Sleeper®

For children with autism, sleep isn't always peaceful; it takes a while for them to fall asleep, and once they do, they may wake up several times during the night. As a result, their loved ones spend many sleepless nights worrying. We know our founder, Abram's mother Rose, experienced this along with countless families in our community. In addition, some children with autism may not fully comprehend household dangers, so they'll have a tendency to wander or even leave the house.

With The Safety Sleeper®, you will combat the dangers of night wandering caused by Autism-related sleep disturbances, giving you and your loved one a worry-free night’s rest.

Why The Safety Sleeper® Is a Must-Have for People with Autism

Prevent Night-Wandering

Creating a safe sleeping environment is crucial for your child, and that's precisely what The Safety Sleeper® is designed for! Ensuring their bed provides a sense of calm and security, it discourages night-wandering, meaning they won't be tempted to wander at night.

Safety

Unlike other safety beds on the market, The Safety Sleeper® uses medical grade fabric and padding to reduce physical harm to your loved one. If your loved one begins exhibiting rambunctious behaviors, like punching or kicking, the enclosed padding will protect them from self-harm. Our safety beds for autism put your fears to rest.

Promote Sleep

Our medical enclosed bed is specifically designed for children with autism and prevents them from standing up or jumping around while sleeping, as it is solely intended for sleeping and not playing. With The Safety Sleeper®, your child has a better quality of sleep and improved functioning during the day.

Parent-Approved

The Safety Sleeper® not only gives you peace of mind that your loved one is safe but is also portable, allowing you to live your life. As a parent or guardian, it offers a sense of freedom and comfort that you won't find with other beds. With our safety bed for autism, you can relax and feel at ease, knowing that your loved one is protected.

What are the Dangers Associated with Elopement?

According to a 2012 study in Pediatrics, almost 50% of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have a tendency to wander or bolt from safe settings. Elopement behavior in children with ASD increases the risk of injury or death and burdens families.

More than half of families report they have never received advice or guidance about elopement from a professional. If that includes you, reach out to our dedicated team of production and Customer Care specialists. They will help with understanding how a fully enclosed bed system like The Safety Sleeper® can eliminate the dangers associated with wandering, and answer all of your questions, offer words of encouragement, and provide guidance as you navigate how to best protect your child.

You may feel overwhelmed at contacting your insurance about your Safety Sleeper®, but we’re here for you every step of the way.

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What can you do to protect your child?

  • Bring your child to your local police station, where you’ll have the chance to fill out a packet and have their photo taken; this helps with awareness in case of elopement.
  • Introduce your child to your neighbors and include them in activities both around your community and at school. Having them get to know people in the neighborhood will be helpful in case of elopement.
  • Begin by exploring safety bed options for your child. Our blog, How to Choose Among Safety Bed Options, will help you gain a better understanding of your family's exact needs.
  • Download The National Autism Association’s Big Red Safety Box® - a free-of-charge safety toolkit for autism families in need of wandering-prevention tools.
  • Download and begin using your free Be REDy Booklet by the National Autism Association. This free, downloadable toolkit contains extensive resources to help caregivers prevent and respond to wandering incidents. Also available in Spanish.
  • Download the Caregiver Checklist to help implement wandering prevention strategies in your home.

Fully Enclosed Beds

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200 Model

The Safety Sleeper®

Special Needs Bed

The Safety Sleeper® 200 Model is a special needs safety bed that includes one-sided entry and standard safety features.

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300 Model

The Safety Sleeper®

Canopy Bed

The 300 Model is a safety bed that includes left side entry, end of bed entry, access points for medical tubing, and all standard safety features.

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400 Model

The Safety Sleeper®

Lift-Compatible Medical Bed

Our 400 Model medical enclosed bed can be opened from either side or zipped all the way around to allow for a fully open center. This provides maximum access to caretakers and allows for medical hoists and lifts.

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Resources

ACEing Autism

ACEing Autism aims to help children with autism benefit, develop, and grow from social connections and fitness through affordable tennis programming.

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Autism on the Seas

A resource with information about booking cruises and resort stays for adults and families with Autism and other related Disabilities.

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DO-IT (from the University of Washington)

DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) helps people with disabilities achieve success in their careers, education, and research.

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National Autism Resources

National Autism Resources helps build skills for individuals on the spectrum while having fun along the way.

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Reagan's Journey

Reagan’s Journey Inc. exists to MAKE LIFE BETTER for children with special needs through 3 primary means: Special Events, Pediatric Equipment & Supply Closet, and Raising Awareness.

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