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Autistic teen from Jersey City Found

October 19, 2013

It was a scary moment yesterday when an 18-year-old student bolted from McNair High School at 11:21am. He thankfully was found shortly after at the Hoboken Train station at 12:45pm. For more on this story, go here

Wandering by children with autism is common, dangerous and puts tremendous stress on families. Autism Speaks wants to remind families of the resources available and the advice to follow to keep your children safe. To check out our wandering resources, click here.

The search continues for Avonte Oquendo, a 14-year-old boy with autism from Queens, N.Y.