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wandering prevention

July 28, 2015

Families in the autism community came together with local first responders for a fun afternoon sponsored by Autism Speaks. “This type of community event is a win-win for families and first responders," said Deputy Aleksandra Ridgeway. "At the end of the event, everyone feels safer and the community becomes more inclusive!”

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June 22, 2015

Swimming is a valuable tool for those in our community. In Utah, a local organization called Swim Kids is teaching life-saving swimming lessons to kids on the spectrum.

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January 25, 2015

Autism Speaks' President, Liz Feld, and Senior Vice President of Medical Research, Dr. Paul Wang, appeared on "Up Close With Diana Williams" to discuss Avonte's Law and the issue of wandering in the autism community.

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February 21, 2014

Scientists, entrepreneurs and investors meet to advance technologies that can help families respond to autism-related wandering

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