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March 09, 2016

The Autism Safety Coalition (ASC) announced today its support of S. 2614, Kevin and Avonte’s Law of 2016, to address wandering incidents and fatalities in children with developmental disabilities.

March 08, 2016

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Senator Chuck Schumer of New York have introduced legislation to help families locate missing loved ones who have autism or other conditions that may cause them to wander away from caregivers. S.2614.

February 05, 2016

First nationwide survey on wandering underscores need to better safeguard school-age children with developmental disabilities

February 04, 2016

Jackson had gotten out of our former house several times over the years – each one scarier than the first.

December 02, 2015

14 dead in worst mass killing since Sandy Hook.

November 06, 2015

Autism Speaks is committed to ensuring the safety of all people with autism through a multi-faceted approach involving education and awareness. Autism Speaks has partnered with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on these efforts and the two organizations recently held a training for first responders in Springfield, Missouri.

September 22, 2015

Officer Laurie Reyes of the Montgomery P.D. was honored at the White House for helping countless families prevent wandering incidents.

August 31, 2015

In response to a growing concern about our loved ones with autism and their safety, Autism Speaks Georgia, in partnership with the Cobb County Safety Village, offered a two-part safety experience over the weekend for first responders, local autism organizations and families in the metro Atlanta area.