As a professional, you play an important role in winter safety. People with developmental disabilities are at high risk for injury due to falls and exposure to inclement weather. Those providing care can reduce these risks and seek immediate medical care when needed. You can help people be prepared for colder weather, make safe decisions about what to wear, when to stay in, how to prevent falling, and safeguard against house fires. There are a lot of things to consider, and we appreciate all your efforts to make sure people are safe and happy this winter season. Here are some winter weather considerations.