Wandering

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...

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...

Texas Teen with Autism Dies After Being Fatally Struck on Highway

(June 4, 2014) -- 16-year-old Jeffrey Perez Monday morning after being hit by several vehicles on the Interstate in San Antonio, Texas. Jeffrey had been reported missing overnight on Sunday. The Bexar County Medical Examiner ident... More...

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