Police said Monday night that 7-year-old Michael Kingsbury was found dead in a car near his Northeast D.C. home. Police and local residents had been searching for the boy since early Sunday morning.
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Safety is a critical part of all of our lives, whether we are at home or out in the community, alone or with loved ones. Being aware of our surroundings and taking precautions to stay safe is even more important for individuals with autism and their families.
The Autism Safety Project is designed to provide families affected by autism with tips, information, expert advice and resources so that everyone in our community can stay out of harm's way. Visit here for more tips on wandering.