Wandering

NPR Examines Interactions Between Police and Adults with Autism

(August 25, 2014) - National Public Radio recently featured a seminar in Culver City, Calif.... More...

Dashcam Video: Hero Cop Saves Boy with Autism

(August 20, 2014) - A Plano, Texas police officer is being called a hero after astonishing dashcam video from his squad car was released to the public. The video shows 8-year-old Bradley Brooks running alone on a busy 6-lane stree... More...

NYC Mayor De Blasio Signs Avonte's Law

(August 7, 2014) - New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio today signed "Avonte's Law," which requires the city's Department of Education and police to evaluate which school doors should be alarmed to help prevent wandering incidents ... More...

Sen. Schumer, Autism Speaks, NCMEC & NYPD to Address Autism Wandering

NEW  YORK (July 23, 2014)  - Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) will join representatives from Autism Speaks, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and NYPD at a news conference on Friday, July 25, ... More...

Boy with Autism from Ohio Drowns in Lake

(July 19, 2014) - The body of Alex Collett, a four-year-old boy with autism was found in Lake Waynoka in Ohio on Thursday evening. Alex's family were guests at the lake when Alex had wandered off near the restroom area at the ... More...

Local Program Teaches Swimming Skills to Children with Autism

(July 10, 2014) -- In a FOX 4 KC exclusive they highlighted a swimming program in Kansas City called ... More...

Tragic Ending to Missouri Wandering Case

(July 9, 2014) -- The body of a five-year-old Missouri boy with autism who wandered from his family's home in Harrisonville was found drowned in a neighbor's pond yesterday, shortly after his family reached out to the... More...

Sen. Schumer Introduces 'Avonte's Law' To Address Wandering

WASHINGTON, DC (June 17, 2014) -- Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) has introduced "Avonte's Law," a bill that would provide $10 million a year in federal funding over five years to local law enforcement agencies to acquir... More...

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