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Avonte Oquendo

October 03, 2014

The 14-year-old boy with autism went missing on Oct. 4, 2013, sparking a massive search and national headlines

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August 07, 2014

New York City Mayor signs law named for Queen's teen Avonte Oquendo; requires city to look at adding alarms to school doors

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April 13, 2014

Story features Vanessa Fontaine, mother of Avonte Oquendo, and Liz Feld and Michael Rosen of Autism Speaks

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March 27, 2014

The mother of Avonte Oquendo wrote a note to the school telling them to watch out for his tendency to bolt.

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February 12, 2014

Autism Speaks President Liz Feld joined Katie Couric today to discuss wandering and school safety

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January 30, 2014

A twelve-year-old boy from Queens is back in the arms of his mother after wandering from home this morning

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January 29, 2014

Senator Charles Schumer announces federal grant funds will be used to pay for voluntary tracking devices

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January 29, 2014

WNBC News features previously unseen video from day teen disappeared from New York school

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