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LucasWorks Company Information

Autism Products

Our goal is to bring you products that help you to help your child, and to employ people with disabilities in the production and sales of these products.

  • Order Form

    In addition to accepting credit card and e-check payments through PayPal, you can print out and mail this order form with your check or money order.
  • About LucasWorks

    LucasWorks was started by Lauren Padgett, mother of two terrific children, one of whom (Lucas) is autistic and mentally retarded. Lauren and her husband, Alan, saw the two-fold need for products that would help Lucas in his daily life, and the eventual need for Lucas to have employment.
  • What's New

    News on products and other things that we think might interest you...
  • Contact Info

    Please feel free to contact us with any questions, comments, etc. that you may have.
  • Shipping and FAQ

    Questions about shipping and handling costs are answered here, along with specifics about returns, backorders, etc.
  • Links

    We have listed some links that we hope will interest you. These organizations offer various products and services for those with autism and other disabilities, and their families.
  • LucasWorks CafePress Store

    A veritable extravaganza of shirts, mousepads, coffee mugs, teddy bears and other goodies that promote autism awareness!
  • Privacy Policy

    Hey, we buy stuff online, too. We don't want sites that we go to giving or selling our info to others, so we're not going to give out (or sell) your info to anyone! Here's our privacy statement.
  • The Legal Stuff

    Just so you know...This Web site contains the intellectual property of LucasWorks, and is protected by copyright, trademark and patent law, etc., etc., etc.

Autism Awareness Products

Autism Awareness Jewelry

Made with the help of people with autism and developmental disabilities, our Autism Awareness Jewelry actually TEACHES people something about autism!
We even offer jewelry for Fragile X Syndrome!

  • Autism Awareness Keychain/Purse Charm

    If you don't wear jewelry, or are allergic to some alloys in pewter or silver, you can still help to spread autism awareness with this keychain or purse charm.
  • Autism Awareness Bracelet

    The LucasWorks Autism Awareness Bracelet comes in a beautiful velvet gift bag, with a card that explains how each charm and bead symbolizes a way to help children with autism!
  • Autism Awareness Bookmark

    Just like our Autism Awareness Bracelets and Keychain/Purse charms, this bookmark is made by people with autism!
  • Autism Necklace

    Handmade by someone with autism, this 2 piece necklace set can be worn many different ways to spread autism awareness.
  • Autism Lanyard

    If you have, or work with, someone with autism, you won't find a prettier way to wear your ID than with our Autism Lanyard.
  • Eyeglass Chain

    Spread autism awareness with an eyeglass chain made just for you.
  • Fragile X Syndrome

    Our beautiful bracelet for Fragile X Syndrome awareness is also made by people with autism and developmental disabilities. 10% of the purchase price of every bracelet will be donated to the Fragile X Research Foundation (FRAXA).
  • Fragile X Keychain/Purse Charm

    Looks great on a keyring, purse or backpack, and 10% of your purchase price is donated to FRAXA.
  • HOPE Necklace

    Elegant and beautiful in its simplicity, the Hope Necklace can be worn two different ways. Offered in three colors and two sizes!
  • Gift Wrap

    We now offer a gift wrap option on all Autism Awareness Jewelry items (listed above) for only $3.00 per gift.
  • Autism Awareness

    We have a great line of designs on everything from t-shirts to teddy bears at our new CafePress Autism Awareness Products store! You can see all our CafePress designs here, along with a link to the store!

ID Products

Child ID Kit

Have you done all you can to ensure that your child is safe? We can help you help your child with a Child ID Kit selection to wear or to carry.

  • Special Needs Car Sign

    When seconds count - REMOVABLE SIGN means First Responders can keep critical medical info with your child!
  • Seat Belt ID

    Inside the auto, school bus or any other vehicle, the bright red cross on this Seat Belt ID is front and center on anyone who needs it, immediately alerting first responders to medical needs.
  • Medical Alert Tag

    Small, inexpensive and easy to use, the Medical Alert Tag provides an extra layer of ID so you and your loved ones are covered, no matter what.
  • Medical ID bracelet

    If your child has any kind of medical condition, from autism to adhd, they should wear a Medical ID bracelet every day, everywhere.
  • Child Safety Kit

    This kit contains what you need for emergencies; ID's, medical authorization card, DNA and fingerprint info, and more.
  • Autism Tattoo

    This Autism Tattoo kit is made especially for people with autism! Once they are on, they'll stay put until they either wear off or you wash them off.
  • Child Safety Tattoos

    Like the Auitsm Tattoo kit above, these Child Safety Tattoos are easy to apply and perfect, fun ID for vacations, school trips, etc. Your choice of girls' or boys' designs.
  • Child Fingerprint Kit

    Don't allow precious time to be wasted because police or rescue personnel have to stop and hunt for your child's personal information, medical conditions, DNA, prints, etc.
  • Child ID Card

    There are five Child ID Cards in this kit, with areas for personal details on the front and medical information on the back.

Child Safety Products

Child Safety Products

We have items to help ensure the safety of your child with autism, pdd and other special needs, both at home, at school and in other environments (day care, Gramma's, etc.)

  • Child Cabinet Locks

    For doors AND drawers, these Child Cabinet Locks are the choice of safety experts, and help keep kids safe from many home dangers.
  • No-Tip Furniture Bracket

    This No-Tip Furniture Bracket set can prevent your child from pulling a heavy piece of furniture on top of themselves, causing serious injury or even killing them.
  • TV Safety Strap

    Children are injured and even killed every year from falling televisions! Take the time to secure your TV and the furniture it sits on, PLEASE!
  • Window Safety Guard

    Designed by a former NY Police Detective, this ingenious Window Safety Guard actually gets tighter if attempts are made to open the window! Great for kids AND home security.
  • Safety Outlet Cover

    The openings on this Safety Outlet Cover close instantly and automatically when something is unplugged (or if there's nothing plugged into it), making those little holes invisible to curious minds.
  • Child Locator

    This little bear...emits a chirping sound when activated by a transmitter that can be put on your key chain.
  • Refrigerator Lock

    How many times has your child spoiled their dinner by raiding the refrigerator? How many times have you cleaned up spilled milk, juice, etc?
  • Toilet Lock

    It's cheaper to keep things from going into the toilet than it is to get things back out of it....

Teaching Temperature

Our easy to understand Apparel Indicating Weather Thermometer shows "what to wear out there!" The only one of its kind, its patented design makes teaching temperature concepts easy.

Articles -

Autism Parent Support

An overview of all articles, offering support, teaching strategies, tips and encouragement for parents, teachers, caregivers and everyone else who loves someone with autism.

Insights and Encouragement

  • Parenting an Autistic Child
    If you are a fellow parent of an autistic child, or just someone who wants to find out what it's like to walk a little in our shoes, please enjoy the read...
  • Autism World
    Here are some interesting peeks into the mind of an autistic teenager. Lucas tries very hard to understand the world in which he lives, and occasionally, his dad and I get glimpses of just how hard that struggle is for him.
  • Giving Thanks
    There will come a time when you begin giving thanks, even though you never thought you would.
  • Autism Walk
    If you've never been to an Autism Walk, you're missing out on a terrific, fun-filled event!

Teaching Strategies

  • Visual Schedule for Autism
    Using a visual schedule for autism in your home can make such a difference in ALL of your lives.
  • Autism Safety
    For a child with autism, safety issues must be addressed at home, at school and in the community.
  • Autism and Holidays
    Some tips and insights for helping make autism and holidays go a little more smoothly.
  • Teaching Tip for Autistic Child
    There are so many things you can teach using this single teaching tip for your autistic child.
  • Autism and a Dog
    Lucas has always loved "puppy dawgs", as he calls them, calling attention to them whenever he sees one on the street or in a car. Alan and I discussed it and decided to consider getting Lucas a dog.
  • Autism and Vacation
    For many families, "autism" and "vacation" are an impossible idea. But we've found a way to put the two together in a way that's helped us all!
  • Autism and Exercise
    Watching videos coupled with 10 days of fabulous food means it's time to combine autism and exercise!

Product & Service Reviews

  • Child Harness
    We love this made-to-order way to keep your child safe, no matter what their size.
  • Autism Training
    Designed for parents and other adults, this autism training offers tried and true techniques that help you create order from chaos!
  • Gift for an Autistic Child
    Choosing a gift for an autistic child takes some imagination, but once you get the hang of it, it's amazing what you'll come up with.
  • TV Guardian
    DID YOU KNOW... that Sanyo makes TVs, VCRs and DVD players with a feature called, "TV Guardian", which can be programmed to shut out bad language on TV, videos or DVD's?
  • Our Summer Vacation
    We spent our summer vacation camping in South Dakota, where our friends made a vacation place for anyone with any disability!

Adolescent Autism

  • Beyond School
    How does someone with autism cope with the sudden absence of school, something that's taken up most of their days since they can remember?
  • Autism, Preparing for Adulthood
    Lucas turns eighteen years old this year, and that makes him an adult in the eyes of the law. With autism, preparing for adulthood means taking care of certain things.
  • Autism and Oral Surgery
    For most of us, having wisdom teeth out is NOT an experience that we look forward to. For someone with autism, oral surgery will need careful planning before, during and afterwards.

 

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