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Wandering

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.

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February 05, 2016

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

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February 04, 2016

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

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January 05, 2016

The day's top headlines from around the autism community.

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January 04, 2016

The day's top headlines from around the autism community.

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January 03, 2016

Jayliel Vega Batista was found dead by firefighters in Allentown after wandering away from New Year's Eve party without shoes or coat.

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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.

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September 22, 2015

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

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