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Avonte Oquendo

March 27, 2014

The mother of Avonte Oquendo wrote a note to the school telling them to watch out for his tendency to bolt.

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February 12, 2014

Autism Speaks President Liz Feld joined Katie Couric today to discuss wandering and school safety

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January 30, 2014

A twelve-year-old boy from Queens is back in the arms of his mother after wandering from home this morning

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January 29, 2014

Senator Charles Schumer announces federal grant funds will be used to pay for voluntary tracking devices

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January 29, 2014

WNBC News features previously unseen video from day teen disappeared from New York school

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January 26, 2014

Senator Schumer today announced "Avonte's Law", a proposal for funding voluntary tracking devices for children with autism.

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January 25, 2014

Hundreds attended the funeral today of Avonte Oquendo.

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January 23, 2014

Autism Speaks Co-Founder and former chairman of NBC Universal Bob Wright discusses autism awareness on Bloomberg TV's "In The Loop"

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