About one in five people who die from drowning are children 14 and younger. The ZAC Foundation’s vision is to educate and create a generational change in how water safety is viewed by parents, guardians, and the children they love.
Wandering is the most common behavior that leads to drowning, and accounts for 74% of fatal drowning accidents among children with autism.
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Pool Safety 101
The ZAC Foundation was established to prepare children and families for a lifetime of water safety. The organization works to strengthen pool safety legislation and fund advocacy, education, and effective programming surrounding water safety. Zachary’s memory is the inspiration for the Foundation’s mission and activities.