Autism, the fastest growing
developmentalissue (impacting 1 in every
68 American children have autism*), can
also cause wandering. These kids are quick!
They "bolt and run", usually know no fear,
theymay be trying to avoid a situation they
don't like or understand, and can be lost in
the very blink of their caregiver's eye. The
Project Lifesaver program has proven equally
successful for children diagnosed with
* 2011 National Autism Survey, www.projectlifesaver.org.
18 YEARS of 100% SUCCESS!
Project Lifesaver provides personal wristband transmitters at no cost
to people with Alzheimer's, Dementia, Autism, Down Syndrome or other cognitive disorders
when these persons have a history of wandering and becoming lost.
Project Lifesaver of Huntsville & Madison County
Currently nearly 6 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's.
Wandering, the most life-threatening behavior associated with Alzheimer's,
affects more than 60% of patients. Many of these cases end tragically if the
person is not located within 24 hours. Project Lifesaver has over 1,400
participating member agencies throughout 48 states in the U.S., six provinces
in Canada, and Australia, and have performed 3,087 searches over the last 17
years with a 100% success rate!
The Mission of PROJECT LIFESAVER of Madison County is to help bridge the gap in Huntsville and Madison County
for protection and safety. locating loved ones of all ages who wander due to Autism, Down syndrome,
Alzheimer's, dementia and other cognitive disorders.
The Mission of The Pilot Club of Huntsville Foundation is to support PROJECT LIFESAVER of
Madison County and to further develop the program through funding,
public awareness and contributed participation.