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Project Lifesaver International

March 15, 2016

A 10-year-old boy with autism has been reunited with his family thanks to the help of the Project Lifesaver program and first responders in Minnesota.

September 15, 2015

Natasha Cornin, a New York mother, is using a device called Angel Sense to keep her son, Jaden, safe.

May 11, 2015

"Fifty percent of our population is prone to wandering," Naeder told CBS. "And it's not scientific, but my point of view is that the other 50 percent just haven't wandered yet."

May 08, 2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York just announced a new partnership with Project Lifesaver International, a grant recipient of Autism Speaks, to provide equipment and training to 50 law enforcement agencies in the state to help with situations involving children with autism and other disorders who have wandered.

March 10, 2015

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro was a guest on WMBC-TV's hit show "Hometown" last weekend where he discussed some of the latest developments in the autism community including the passing of The ABLE Act and a $98,000 grant Autism Speaks gave to Project Lifesaver.

January 29, 2015

The Coral Gables, Florida police department is encouraging people with autism in their community to obtain a Wallet Card, a tool that will foster positive communication between the public and police.

January 24, 2015

Autism Speaks Co-founder joins local families and service providers for informative fair at Wayne Akers Ford in Lake Worth, Florida.

January 12, 2015

$98,000 awarded to Project Lifesaver to protect individuals with autism prone to wandering through a multi-faceted approach involving technology, training and education.