Wandering

Our Community Says Goodbye to Avonte Oquendo

New York (January 25, 2014) – Guests arriving for th... More...

Reporting an Active Case of Wandering

If you have information about a person with autism who has wandered or is missing, report it to law enforcement immediately by calling 911.

After calling 911, you should also report it to Autism Speaks and our partn... More...

The Avonte Oquendo Tragedy: A Statement from Autism Speaks

All of us at Autism Speaks and throughout our community are devastated b... More...

DNA Test Confirms Remains Found In East River Belong to Avonte Oquendo

New York (January 21, 2014) -  The New York City medical examiner's office has confirmed that the human remains recovered in the East River in Queens are those of Avonte Oquendo. DNA testing confirms that the remains... More...

Human Remains Found, Police Continue Investigating Possible Link to Avonte Oquendo Case

New York (January 21, 2014) Police continue to investigate whether human remains found along the shore of New York City's East River could be those of Avonte Oquendo, the Queens teenager with autism who disappeared from h... More...

Autism Speaks Awards Nearly $2.7 Million in Research Grants

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce new fundi... More...

Missing California Boy Found Alive

Merced County, Calif. (January 3, 2014) -- Isaac Sprague, a 7-year-old boy with autism, was found by the Merced County dive team after going missing Thursday. Isaac was practicing archery on a family outing when he went missing. 

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Avonte Oquendo Slipped Past School Security Desk: Lawyer

Avonte Oquendo, a missing Queens teenager who disappeared from his school on October 4th, slipped past the school security desk, according to David Perecman, a lawyer representing the family. In a story in ... More...

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